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Research Technician

Apply now Department: 3670020060 Biology
Job no: 517700
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants
Pay Grade: 04B

About This Role:

We are recruiting one technician to conduct collections management duites associated with curation of the Kansas State Biorepository. Applicant should have skills associated with curatorial techniques, including full specimen preparation, specimen data management, organizational skills for all specimen parts, and ability to oversee undergraduate employees and volunteers. Applicant will also be responsible for processing, sending, and receiving loan materials, as directed by the curator.

The Kansas State Biorepository is a new museum collection associated with the K-State Biology mammalian teaching collections, specimen accessions from ongoing research, as well as donations from multiple other stakeholders. This is a research archive of study skins and skeletal materials, frozen tissues (genomic resources) and fluid preserved specimens, including both ecto- and endo-parasites.

The technicians will be supported by a salary wage including fringe benefits.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in ecology, wildlife management, conservation, or other related field
  • Valid drivers license
  • Curatorial experience for wild mammals
  • Experience conducting field work
  • Data management experience

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV with contact information for 3 references
  3. Online application

Screening of Applications Begins:


Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$14.90 - $25.32 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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