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RESEARCH SPECIALIST OR ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences, Biology & Life Sciences, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 241678-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department: CALS/SOIL SCIENCE
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists



Position Summary:

The Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Laboratory seeks a research specialist to manage field and laboratory research. The NCA Lab conducts field-based research to improve fertilizer use and nitrogen use efficiency across cropping systems in Wisconsin. The position requires familiarity with conducting field-based scientific research. Specific duties include: setting up field research trials, managing undergraduates in the field and lab, collecting plant and soil samples, managing logistics of sample analysis, organizing data, report writing, and maintaining safety requirements of the lab.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.S. degree in Agronomy, Soil Science, or related field required; M.S. in Agronomy or Soil Science preferred but not required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

One year of relevant experience.The position requires familiarity with conducting field-based scientific research. Laboratory and statistical skills are preferred but not required. Background with on-farm research preferred.

Additional Information:

Ability to drive a university vehicle is required.

Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.

Department(s):

A075400-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/SOIL SCIENCE

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to begin the application process. Please submit a cover letter highlighting your experience as it relates to this position, resume/CV and the contact information of three professional references.

Contact:

Susan Reinen
sue.reinen@wisc.edu
608-262-2250
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

241678-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 24 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 8 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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