Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned scientific research organization located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking an ideal candidate for the role of Farm Hand. The candidate will assist with field preparation, 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 local greenhouses.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It has shaped contemporary biomedical research and is the home of eight Nobel Prize laureates. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program.
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Essential Duties Summary:
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Traveling between various locations is needed therefore a valid driver's license will be required. Experience in Horticulture or Plant Care is helpful. The position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs and working with pesticides and bleach, as well as bending, stretching, standing and walking for long periods of time. Exposure to sunlight and heat. The weekly work schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm.
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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.
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Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.