Insect Rearing Associate Scientist
Frontier Scientific is looking for an Associate Scientist to rear crop damaging insects used in research testing for pesticide discovery and development.
- Rearing several different species of insect colonies in growth chambers. Rearing duties include: prepping rearing materials, transferring and collecting insects, filling in data forms, and cleaning reusable materials.
- Following detailed Standard Operating Protocols for Insect Rearing
- Keeping detailed and precise records.
- Storing supplies and equipment, disposing of solutions & materials according to guidelines, and keeping storerooms and working areas orderly and clean.
- Working in an environment where Safety is core to the job.
Qualifications & Skills Include
- A BS in entomology, biology, agriculture or equivalent.
- Prefer some experience rearing laboratory insect colonies.
- Knowledge of the scientific method, laboratory procedures and techniques, and recordkeeping.
- Ability to accurately follow detailed instructions & experimental protocols.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs.
To apply for this position, please contact Tony Guida directly at:
Tony Guida, Site Manager
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
Office Location: Stine Research Center
1090 Elkton Road, S190/31
Newark, DE 19711
EDWARD R. HALL/ROBERT R. HANNA SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
The objective of the scholarship is to acknowledge students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation and/or natural resources.
The applicant must:
1.be a full-time student in good standing at any New Jersey accredited university/college, or a resident of New Jersey attending any accredited out-of-state university/college; and
2.have successfully completed, or will complete by the award date, at least two semesters of study;and
3.be an undergraduate enrolled in a curriculum related to natural resources including but not limited to: agriculture, agronomy, conservation, ecology, environmental science, fisheries,forestry, geography, journalism, plant science, soil science, and/or wildlife. Other areas related to conservation may also qualify.
AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP
A $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded in memory of Edward R. Hall and Robert R. Hanna.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019
HOW TO APPLY:
Mail the completed application form, the current university/college transcript, a list of clubs and/or organizations related to conservation and natural resources, a one-page essay that states your qualification, a list of experiences related to conservation and/or natural resources, and a list of two references with complete contact information to the address below:
FIRMAN E. BEAR CHAPTER, SWCS
220 DAVIDSON AVE, 4TH FLOOR
SOMERSET, NJ 08873
The application must be postmarked by May 6, 2019. The award will be announced by May 30, 2019.
The Demetrios Agathangelides Scholarship
True Leaf Market is proud to support the agricultural sciences. Each year, we offer two $1000 scholarships to college students involved in the agricultural sciences. We encourage students in both graduate and undergraduate programs to apply for this scholarship, which will allow them to showcase the skills and knowledge they’ve learned in their agriculture-related field. We want applicants to demonstrate their knowledge with confidence while fulfilling the requirements for this scholarship. Overall, our aim is to encourage students to exercise what they have learned while bettering the world around them. We offer scholarships to students in these plant science related disciplines:
- Landscape Architecture
- All Other Plant Science related disciplines
Application deadline is July 31, 2019. For more information visit our website: True Leaf Market
The Milton Community Foundation (MCF) and John Potocki of Salon Milton are proud to announce the Gladys Wilkins Seeding the Future Scholarship Fund. Four scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded to a student in Sussex County, Delaware who wishes to pursue a career in sustainable agriculture.
The MCF is currently accepting applications from Sussex County high school seniors, as well as Sussex County high school graduates currently attending a college or university in the field of agricultural science. Deadline to apply is June 15, 2018.
Applicants must be residents of Sussex County, Delaware, and must show proof they plan to pursue studies in agriculture at a college or university level. Applicants must also submit transcripts showing they’ve maintained a B average or higher in middle and high school levels. To apply, submit a brief essay (350-500 words) about why you believe you’re the best candidate for the award, and why agriculture is important to you. Be sure to include your full name, address, telephone number and at least two references. Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gladys Wilkins was born and raised in Milton, in the farmhouse she called home until her death in December 2013. The house is a classic Sussex County farmhouse, sturdy and strong just like Gladys. In winter the home was heated by wood stove in the kitchen and coal in the living room. In summer, there was no air conditioning, windows were opened for nature’s own cooling. A long dirt lane leads to the farmhouse, which is surrounded by land once farmed by Gladys and her husband Norman. The couple also operated a school bus. Agriculture was very important to Gladys, who believed in an honest day’s work and good, clean living. She was quick with a joke, remembered everyone’s name and, usually, a little story about everyone she knew. Her clutch of chickens was almost as famous as she was. A dozen eggs from Gladys’ prized hens fetched hundreds of dollars each year at the Milton Historical Society fundraiser.
A $500 scholarship will be awarded this summer to a New Jersey student majoring in natural resource conservation, environmental science or a related field of study, announced the Firman E. Bear Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS). The Edward R. Hall/Robert R. Hanna Scholarship is awarded annually to acknowledge NJ college students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation and/or natural resources.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2018 postmark
To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant must be:
• a full-time student in good standing at any New Jersey accredited university/college, or a New Jersey resident attending any accredited out-of-state university/college; and
• an undergraduate enrolled in a curriculum related to natural resources, including but not limited to: agriculture, agronomy, conservation, ecology, environmental science, fisheries, forestry, geography, journalism, plant science, soil science, and/or wildlife. Other areas related to conservation may also qualify; and
• have successfully completed at least two semesters of study.
TO APPLY: Go to www.njswcs.org to download application form, complete and postmark by April 30, 2018 and mail to:
Firman E. Bear Chapter, SWCS
220 Davidson Ave, 4th floor
Somerset, NJ 08873
The scholarship winner will be announced by June 15, 2018.
Firman E. Bear is the New Jersey Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS). Mission: The Soil and Water Conservation Society fosters the development and application of science- based policies and practices for managing soil, water, and related natural resources in order to achieve sustainability.