Research Technologist II

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

United States

January 21, 2022

Description

Position Information Working Title Research Technologist II

Department Agronomy & Horticulture-0827 Requisition Number S211198 Posting Open Date 01/05/2022 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 01/21/2022 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

Plans, budgets, coordinates, and implements operations including managing personnel in laboratory, greenhouse, and leads the planning and execution of field experiments in the area of weed/crop ecophysiology. Conducts extensive statistical and graphical data analysis from data collected from laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments. Provides instruction in the proper use of materials and equipment; safety assessments; training of student employees and graduate students in quality of work, health, and safety. Supervise student employees in the laboratory, greenhouse, and field. Assist graduate students with course projects and training in the operation of equipment needed to accomplish their projects. Must obtain a certified Nebraska pesticide applicator's license within one year 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: https:// www. unl.edu/equity/notice- nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Plant Science, Ecology or a related scientific field plus three years' experience in agronomy, plant science, or similar research conducting scientific experiments required. Computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheets, graphing, and basic statistical software necessary. Report writing skills and strong organizational skills. Ability to work and make decisions independently. Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Strong commitment to quality research. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Agronomy, Plant Science, or a related field plus relevant laboratory and field research experience. Experience with statistical analysis, project management, and supervision. Excellent observation, interpretation, and analytical skills. Current Nebraska pesticide applicator's license.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes Physical Required No Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre- employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No Criminal History Background Check Required Yes Posted Salary $45,760 minimum How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Greyson Kirby gkirby2@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional Job Type Full-Time Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No If Temporary, indicate end date Planned Hire Date: Appointment End Date

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Required Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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