Plant Pathology Research Assistant

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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


University of Idaho

Plant Pathology Research Assistant


Location: Parma

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Student/Temporary

Pay Range: $15.00 per hour

FTE:

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
This position, located in western Idaho, is available on a continuing basis (contingent upon funding) to assist the Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab in the conduct of field, laboratory, storage, and/or greenhouse experiments including data collection from experiments. The goal of the Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab is to investigate plant diseases across a wide range of crops in Idaho with research and extension focusing on characterizing and managing plant diseases as well as developing new diagnostic methods for plant pathogens.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience using communication skills in a workplace and having effective communication with supervisors, co-workers, and third parties.
  • Experience: working with and without direct supervision; following good safety practices; and using basic personal computer software programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Educational coursework in one or more of the following disciplines: biology, plant pathology, entomology, horticulture, agronomy, chemistry, or physical sciences.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Willingness to work on research projects on plant disease diagnosis in lab and field settings
  • Experience in: scientific principles and conducting laboratory experiments; keeping accurate records; working in the field; working in a greenhouse; and working in a laboratory.
  • Demonstrated ability to: work in a cooperative manner and be an integral team member; operate, maintain, calibrate, troubleshoot, and resolve basic problems with instruments and farm equipment; follow good safety practices.





Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to drive a UI vehicle (pass driving record check and defensive driving course).



Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to drive a UI vehicle (pass driving record check and defensive driving course).


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: STH001960P

Posting Date: 05/17/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Position is open until filled, with first consideration date of 5/25/2022.
IMPORTANT: To be considered, your “Letter of Qualification” must address EACH of the required 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.

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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