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Biological Technician at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center


Biological Technician at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is searching for a Biological Technician to support and enhance experimental research in the Biogeochemistry laboratory. This is a 6-month, full-time position that are scheduled to begin in Nov 2022. We seek a motivated individual to contribute to a multidisciplinary research team centered on coastal wetland responses to global change. Applicants must be independent, detail-oriented, organized, and able to contribute to several related but distinct projects at once. In addition, applicants must at times be able to lift heavy equipment (roughly 50 pounds), work outside in challenging environmental conditions, and stand for many hours to process samples. Qualifications include experience working in a field and laboratory settings.

To apply, please email a single PDF that includes a copy of your curriculum vitae or resume, a 1 page cover letter describing how your experience and interests meet the requirements of this position, and a list of 3 professional references (with email and phone contact information included) to Pat Megonigal (

Applications will start being reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

SERC is located in Edgewater, MD ub the DC-Baltimore metropolitan area.  The Smithsonian Institution is an equal opportunity employer; individuals who are underrepresented in the scientific field are encouraged to apply.

The SERC community recognizes the value of diversity in promoting innovative science and creative solutions, and we strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We recognize that each applicant for this role will bring unique skills, knowledge, experiences and background to this position. The Smithsonian Institution is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital/parental/caregiver status and disability.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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