• NESCO Resource
  • $82,710.00 -127,170.00/year*
  • Mount Holly , NC
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 2098 Grandhaven Dr

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Job Description

Candidate will assist a team of entomologists in conducting experiments to test new insecticide chemistries and formulations for utility against urban insect pests (e.g., structural, household, public health). Role involves laboratory and limited field evaluations of candidate products conducted by the Non-Crop Advanced Testing team. Duties include bioassay preparation, set up and evaluation. Work will be conducted under direct supervision of Company research scientists within Global Insecticide Research.

Responsibilities will include:

weighing compounds, mixing solutions, applying pesticides, infesting with insects (e.g., mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, cockroaches, bed bugs), conducting evaluations, entering data into Excel accurately, assisting with special requests testing, colony maintenance and general housekeeping.

Education / Experience Desired:

Background in non-crop entomology (i.e. medical, veterinary, urban entomology) research is highly desirable.

Background in entomology minimum acceptable.

Candidate must be willing and able to work in laboratory, greenhouse, and agricultural field environments, experience in these areas is desirable.

Equipment Skills:

General laboratory equipment.

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities

Associated topics: biological engineer, biomaterials, biomechanics, biomedical, enzyme, medical, metabolic, nutrition, pain, therapeutic

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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