Job no: 241678-AS
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life
Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists
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.
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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.
Ability to drive a university vehicle is required.
Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.
A075400-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/SOIL SCIENCE
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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cover letter highlighting your experience as it relates to this
position, resume/CV and the contact information of three
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RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
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