Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Farm Hand – Lippman Lab

Job Number: 54657

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, US

Job Description

Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking a Greenhouse/Field Assistant to work on plant research projects involving tomato and related crops.
The candidate hired will assist with greenhouse and field research, including transplanting, harvesting and general plant care to support the laboratory’s study of plant genetics. The work will be carried out both at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Research Field Station and associated fields and greenhouses.

Position Requirements

Experience & Skills: Experience in Horticulture or Plant Care is preferred, but will also train the right candidate with limited experience. The position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs and working with bleach, as well as bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time. Exposure to sunlight and heat. Demonstrated interest in biology and plant biology, in particular, is a plus.
Other: Traveling between various locations is needed therefore a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle is preferred.
This position will be available from April and will continue through to the end of the summer.
Only local applicants will be considered for the opportunity

Supplemental Information

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and education institution recognized internationally for its excellence in fundamental areas, such as cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with post-doctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment in a beautiful location about one hour from New York City.

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Deadline: 2023-09-29


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