Division of Plant Sciences & Technology
We are accepting applications for a Research Specialist II in the
Department of Plant Science and Technology. The successful
candidate will be part of a research team working on expanding
basic biology of insect pests of corn. Duties will include leading
industry-funded projects and assisting in projects using a
multidisciplinary effort applying multiomic approaches to corn
insect management. The employee will assist with insect colony
rearing and perform other tasks as assigned.
Salary Range: $17.96 - $33.18 per hour,
University Title: Research Specialist II
Internal applicants can determine their University title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
relevant experience and at least 1 year of experience from which
comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Experience working with insects and plants is preferred.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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