Mary Maher

  • SciTech Editor & Assistant
  • San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
  • Mar 22, 2020
Part time Science

Personal Summary

I am a grad student finishing up my thesis research and writing in California. I am currently looking for a remote job as a scientific research paper editor, or a similar position. As I have just lost my part-time weekend job due to COVID-19 and I am hoping to find a way to work from home at this time.

Work Experience

Graduate research assistant
Sep 2018 - Mar 2020 California Polytechnic State University

For the past two years, I have been conducting research studies testing different microbial biostimulants on strawberry plants. I design and implement field-based and greenhouse-based research trials, input data, and analyze results. I have also performed an extensive review of the literature on microbial soil supplements for my Masters thesis.

Administrative assistant
Dec 2019 - Mar 2020 SLO Brew Lofts

This position involves booking reservations, managing day-to-day hotel operations, and taking care of all customer service needs for a small vacation rental space in downtown San Luis Obispo.

Research technician
Jun 2015 - Apr 2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

For two years, I assisted immunologist Dr. Kathleen Gilbert in conducting several research projects on a common industrial solvent chemical, trichloroethylene (TCE), and its immunotoxic effects in vivo. I developed and designed studies, executed research projects and assisted with all data analysis.


MS in Agriculture, specialization in Crop Science
Sep 2018 - Oct 2020 California Polytechnic State University
BA in Biology, minor in Spanish
Aug 2011 - May 2015 Hendrix College