Position DetailsRecruitment/Posting Title Lab/Technical Assistant (Multiple Vacancies)
Posting Number 21TM0379
Department SEBS: Adelphia Research Farm
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Lab/Technical
Assistant for the Rutgers Plant Science Research and Extension Farm in
Adelphia (Monmouth County). This position reports to Primary Investigator
(PI) or supervisor designated Field Researcher.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Establishes and maintains turf grass research areas on farm which may
include turf grass nurseries, crossing blocks, seeded field trials,
greenhouses; usually under supervision.
Waters, cuts, plants/establishes, or weeds research areas on research
farms and in greenhouses.
Assists in establishment of breeding trials, plant tissue collection or
harvest, and seed harvest/isolation/preparation/threshing and weighing.
Assists PI or researchers in data collection.
Performs additional duties on research farms and in greenhouse facilities
deemed necessary for operation of a successful breeding program as
Assists in subsequent data collection during summer and biomass/seed
harvest in summer and fall.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week Up to 20 hours per week
Daily Work Shift Day
Position Salary $14 - $20.00 per hour
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Minimum Education and Experience
Requires a bachelor's degree preferably in Plant Biology, Plant Breeding,
or related discipline, or high school degree coupled with an equivalent
combination of education and/or relevant laboratory technician experience.
Knowledge of plant biology or related discipline or prior related work
experience is preferred, as is computer literacy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to work in a team environment and/or ability to work independently
or with minimal supervision once trained is essential.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid
driver's license would be required for this position.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (hot, humid, rainy, windy,
and/or cold temperatures) is a must.
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
Some weekend work is available.
Shift hours are 7:30AM to 4:00PM.
There are multiple positions available.
Clean driving record
Posting Open Date 07/15/2021
Posting Close Date 08/15/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Cook Campus and Off-Campus at Adelphia Research Farm (Freehold)
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