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Luke Young
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Goal-oriented and motivated research technician with a solid history of achievement in community ecology. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities capable of working both individually and as part of a team. Areas of expertise include data analysis, scientific writing, and public speaking.

  • Data analysis using SAS and R
  • Microsoft Office
  • Public speaking
  • Scientific writing
  • Experimental design
  • Teaching
Research Technician Aug 2010Present Wichita State University Community Ecology Lab Wichita, KS
  • Set up and monitor large-scale ecological experiments across several tallgrass prairie systems.
  • Collect biological samples and record ecological data under a variety of environmental conditions.
  • Assist with prescribed burns of grassland sites.
  • Apply pesticide and fertilizer to plants in both the greenhouse and field.
  • Care for greenhouse plants with responsibilities including watering, pest identification, and monitoring environmental conditions. 
  • Analyze and interpret data using a variety of statistical software packages.
  • Participate in the preparation of scientific publications.
  • Present research findings at scientific meetings in both oral and poster formats.
Graduate Teaching Assistant Jan 2013Dec 2014 Wichita State University Wichita , KS
  • Write and deliver PowerPoint presentations for laboratory sections. 
  • Demonstrate use of laboratory equipment and enforce laboratory rules.
  • Assist in the field with outdoor-geared undergraduate biology courses
  • Develop teaching materials, such as syllabi, visual aids, answer keys, supplementary notes.
  • Evaluate and grade examinations, assignments, or papers and record grades.
  • Schedule and maintain regular office hours to meet with students.
  • Proctor examinations for undergraduate courses.
Filing Assistant Aug 2007May 2011 Southeast Family Healthcare Wichita, KS
  • Assemble and organize patient charts.
  • File patient medical records.
  • Compose and mail patient lab results.
  • Convert paper medical records to electronic files.
Naturalist Internship May 2010Aug 2010 Great Plains Nature Center Wichita , KS
  • Lead visitors on nature walks throughout the park.
  • Conduct programs teaching visitors about local flora and fauna of the Great Plains.
  • Assist with fund raising events.
  • Perform routine maintenance on park trails.
Food Preparer Aug 2006Aug 2007 The Country's Best Yogurt (TCBY) Wichita, KS
  • Prepare and serve a variety of food products and beverages.
  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, and dishes.
  • Operate cash register and handle money.
  • Train and supervise new employees.
  • Perform procedures for opening and closing the store.
Food Preparer/ Cleanup Staff Mar 2004Jul 2006 Landmark Starlite Drive-In Theatre Wichita, KS
  • Serve and prepare food in a fast-paced environment.
  • Clean facility and outside perimeter.
  • Assist with minor maintenance work.
Master of Science : Ecological/Organismal Biology May 2015 Wichita State University Wichita, KS
Bachelor of Science : Ecological/Organismal Biology Dec 2012 Wichita State University Wichita, KS
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Previous Companies:

  • Wichita State University Community Ecology Lab
  • Wichita State University
  • Southeast Family Healthcare

Previous Job Positions:

  • Research Technician
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Filing Assistant
  • Naturalist Internship
  • Food Preparer


  • Wichita State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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