University of Idaho
Research Associate Senior
Col of Agricultural & Life
$49,076 per year or higher depending on education
The primary responsibility is to oversee and manage all greenhouse
and field research operations for the University of Idaho's Pale
Cyst Nematode (PCN, Globodera pallida) research program on the
Moscow Campus as part of a multi-state collaborative effort to
eradicate PCN in Idaho under the direction of the PCN Project
Director. The position also provides research and technical support
for collaborative projects.
Performs research activities and analysis, and implements and
evaluates research procedures and data. Records observations and
measurements and reports results. Responsible for analyzing and
preparing results for publication. Works under general supervision
with a certain degree of creativity and latitude. May supervise
junior research personnel.
• Master’s degree in Plant Pathology, Nematology, Entomology, Plant
Sciences, Horticulture, or related field
• Two years of post-master’s research experience related to
nematology, plant pathology, plant science, horticulture or related
• Conducting scientific/technical evaluation of regulatory
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
• Demonstrated ability in experimental design and statistical
• Experience developing and delivering scientific
• Experience in greenhouse management and field experiments in
nematology or plant pathology.
• Experience formulating and executing daily plans while
coordinating workloads of others for simultaneous projects.
• Experience in coauthoring peer reviewed manuscripts.
• Ability to provide technical support in planning and/or designing
of major scientific projects, studies, or applications.
• Experience planning and conducting research and analysis of
• Experience interpreting test results and preparing reports.
• Experience with performing greenhouse inspections and field
• Ability to make decisions that may have a direct effect on a
research program and make independent judgment in developing
recommendations and/or providing solutions, standards, and protocol
to a wide range of difficult problems.
• Ability to plan, design, develop, monitor and/or evaluate a major
portion of a scientific project, study or application.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct research, and implement and
evaluate new procedures.
• Experience maintaining detailed records of results and preparing
written reports acceptable to Principal Investigator and funding
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
• Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move up to 50 lbs.
Open Until Filled:
The first consideration date fro applications is July 6, 2021.
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative