Research Technician II
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Department Of Agronomy & Resource Science
Proposed Minimum Salary
The Research Technician II, under general supervision, performs semi-skilled,
technical support research work involving the performance of assignments
requiring modification and adaptation to routine procedures. Work is performed
under general supervision with evaluation based on the successful completion
of tasks assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Collects samples and measurement data from experiments. Implements and
maintains data collection and summarization of field trials. Records
-Performs routine and recurring techniques and studies using a variety of
specialized equipment such as weigh balances, autoclaves, and printers
designed to make plant labels
-Performs analysis and tests. Makes and records observations and scientific
-Extracts, collects and compiles data. Computes quantitates and extends
-Assembles and operates technical equipment.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
-Assists senior staff members in conducting major field experiments and
consults in developing procedures.
Education - High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and
Experience - Three years of related experience.
Ability to - Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Physical Requirements - Ability to lift moderately heavy objects. Ability
to exert heavy force.
-Knowledge of the basic principles of biological science, e.g., plant
pathology, plant physiology, entomology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetic,
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal
history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's
verification of credentials and/or other information required by the
institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to