We seek a research analyst to conduct research trials in a grain crops ecophysiology program. The primary duties are setting up and managing field and greenhouse experiments, which requires operation of farm equipment, the ability/enthusiasm to learn new techniques, and organization and planning skills. The candidate will be responsible for maintenance of field and laboratory equipment in excellent working condition, and ordering of supplies. The successful candidate will be independent, assist students in preparation of sampling material and equipment, and train new students in sampling and laboratory protocols. Enthusiasm, organization, and attention to detail are a must!
Operate field equipment and computer skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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