Assistant Scientists/Extension Assistants
Assistant Scientist | Soil Fertility
The successful candidate will facilitate and help conduct soil fertility field research at multiple locations. Duties will include planting, fertilizing, spraying, sample and data collection and harvesting field trials with corn, soybeans, wheat, sorghum and other crops. Other related duties will include: operate and maintain field equipment, collect and manage data, supervise undergraduate student workers, assist graduate students, and communicate with cooperating farmers. Duties will also include maintaining the compost site at the Agronomy Farm and contribute with related training events. The candidate will also serve as safety coordinator and point of contact for safety related issues in the department. Create an environment that fosters diversity, collegiality and ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.
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