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Research Specialist, Extension

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 19, 2024


University of Idaho

Research Specialist, Extension


Location: Twin Falls

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $16.18 per hour or higher depending on experience

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Performs research activities and analysis, recording observations and measurements, and reports results. Participates in analyzing and preparing results for publication. Works under general supervision.
Duties may include:
  • Preparing standard solutions for calibration and analyses
  • Interpreting test results and comparing with determined standards and limits
  • Collecting laboratory or field data
  • Conducting research and analysis of scientific data
  • Participating in research design discussions
  • Performing literature reviews
  • Preparing reports
  • Comparing data and historical records for trend verification
  • Developing reference files, comparison charts, and graphs on research data
  • Assisting with site inspections and field oversight
  • Having little or no supervisory responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, Soil science, Environmental Science, Water Science, or Agricultural Science
  • Following pre-established procedures or protocols
  • Collecting and reviewing scientific data
  • Keeping complete and accurate records
  • Working in a team environment


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrating organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrating ability keeping records of research data, summarizing research data.
  • Experience developing and delivering scientific presentations.


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to carry, lift and/or otherwise move heavy materials weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to work in adverse environmental conditions (hot, cold, wet, dry, etc.).
  • May be required to work with toxic, volatile, and/or corrosive chemicals or carcinogenic substances.
Must be able to carry, lift and/or otherwise move heavy materials weighing up to 50 pounds. May be required to work in adverse environmental conditions (hot, cold, wet, dry, etc.). May be required to work with toxic, volatile, and/or corrosive chemicals or carcinogenic substances.


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: SP003951P

Posting Date: 05/23/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
  • First consideration date for receipt of applications is July 21, 2023.



  • IMPORTANT: To be considered, your “Letter of Qualification” must address EACH of the minimum qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.

  • An unofficial transcript can be uploaded in the application


Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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