Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $16.44 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Research Specialist will assist the Principal Investigator as part of the barley agronomy research and extension program, and will conduct laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments focused on plant-soil-water-atmosphere interactions. The position will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the barley agronomy lab.
Duty activities include planting, maintaining, and harvesting field plots and greenhouse experiments; evaluating field and greenhouse-grown experiments; preparing seed for planting; post-harvest seed processing; data entry, management and analysis using statistical software; preparing research reports; and presenting research results at local, regional, and national meetings. Regional travel will be required to maintain and evaluate field trials. The Research Specialist will also contribute to the team effort by contributing ideas for the general plan of the research and extension program, preparing written and oral reports, contributing to refereed journal articles, training and supervision of hourly employees, assisting graduate students with projects, maintaining stocks of supplies, photographing experiments, and performing miscellaneous clerical duties.
Posting Number: SP002673P
Posting Date: 12/22/2020
Closing Date: 1/17/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: 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.
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable and can be uploaded into your application as Document #3.
The two letters of reference should be sent directly from the individuals providing the reference to the following address:
Ms. Kristi Copeland Aberdeen R&E Center University of Idaho 1963 S 2700 W Aberdeen, ID 83210
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.