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Research Associate I, Aquaculture

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 28, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Research Associate I, Aquaculture

Location: Off Campus Location - Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station

Division/College: University Research

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $52,811.20 annually, or higher depending on experience.

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
This position performs research activities and analysis; implements and evaluates research procedures and data. Records observations and measurements then 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.

Duties may include:
  • Provide technical support in planning and/or designing of scientific projects, studies, or applications
  • Plan and conduct research and analysis of scientific data
  • Interpret test results and comparing with determined standards and limits
  • Identify and evaluating scientific samples and determining need for further testing
  • Develop recommendations and/or providing solutions, standards, and protocol to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Plan, design, develop, monitor and/or evaluate portions of a scientific project, study, or application
  • Provide scientific evaluations/assessments
  • Research, implement, standardize, and evaluate new procedures
  • Maintain detailed records of results and prepares written reports acceptable to the Principal Investigator and funding agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Aquaculture field
  • Two years of post-bachelor’s research experience related to the domain of this position

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Aquaculture or related field of study
  • Demonstrating organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrating ability in keeping records of research data and summarizing results
  • Experience developing and delivering scientific presentations
  • Aquaculture-related publications in a peer-reviewed journal
  • Experience with aquaculture research and outreach projects
  • Experience with experimental design and data analysis

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • None


Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004436P

Posting Date: 05/24/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Please address all the minimum requirements in the Letter of Qualification. Preferential review of applicants to begin on June 7, 2024.

If you would like a full copy of the job description for this position, please contact Kathleen Skovgard at To see additional information, please visit the ORED Jobs page here.

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

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


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