Research Technician II

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

United States

June 27, 2021

Description

Job Title

Research Technician II

Agency

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Department

Department Of Agronomy & Resource Science

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

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 instrument readings

-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 measurements. -Extracts, collects and compiles data. Computes quantitates and extends projections. -Assembles and operates technical equipment. -Performs other duties as assigned. -Assists senior staff members in conducting major field experiments and consults in developing procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

Education - High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. 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.

Preferred Requirements:

-Knowledge of the basic principles of biological science, e.g., plant pathology, plant physiology, entomology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetic, etc.

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 check.

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