|Reference # :||18-21965||Title :||Greenhouse & Lab Assistant|
|Location :||Research Triangle Pa, NC|
|Position Type :||Contract|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||12/10/2018 / 12/09/2019|
Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm and occasional weekend once per month for watering plants.
Job Description: Herbicide Research Assistant Employee will be involved in greenhouse, laboratory, and field experiments evaluating efficacy of crop protection materials. Duties include preparation of plant material for potting greenhouse and field tests such as seeding, transplanting, pesticide application, and harvesting seeds or other plant parts as required. Watering, fertilizing, pruning/mowing and pest maintenance of plants as needed to ensure research quality data is generated from trials. Duties include support of all greenhouse, laboratory and field trials either alone or under supervision. Employee will also aid with recording and processing data and collecting images to document trial results. Skills or experience in growing a variety of plants for research purposes in both soil and soilless mixes, scheduling planting of seeds or transplants to meet specific growth stages. Experience in pesticide application, greenhouse, field research strongly desired. Some experience with laboratory or analytical research desired. Qualifications: Bachelor of Science or higher in Weed Science, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Science or other Agricultural Science discipline.
Experience with conducting greenhouse, laboratory and field trials is a plus.