Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Requisition Number: S_210164
Department: Agronomy & Horticulture-0827
Description of Work:
The major responsibilities of this position are those of management, operation, and maintenance of wheat, barley, and triticale research conducted in greenhouses, growth chambers, and laboratories. Responsible for computer input and statistical analyses of the breeding projects. Responsible for greenhouse efficiency by coordinating and managing the practices, mechanization, and computerization. Assist with field program at a level where the complete field operation continues if the main field technologist is not available. CDL and pesticide applicator’s license required within 6 months of employment.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related field plus two years of experience in plant biology, farming, or agronomy. Knowledge of plant growth and development of winter small grains and crossing procedures. Knowledge of safe laboratory and field operation procedures. Ability to move and use plot equipment. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Master’s degree preferred. Knowledge of University personnel and fiscal procedures helpful. Knowledge of disease identification and scoring and genetics preferred. Knowledge of computers and various specialized software programs desirable.
Posted Salary: $40,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71973
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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