Posting Number PG191658TM
Position Number 11ASO1749
Position Type Temporary
Essential Job Duties
The Center for IPM is seeking a researcher to acquire, analyze and report data
on pests (primarily, exotic pests) of agricultural importance. The
individual will engage in research in support of USDA/APHIS/PPQ/PPRA (Plant
Pest Risk Analysis) and CIPM cooperative activities related to the collection
and analysis of invasive species data with application to early warning
systems for plant health. The successful applicant will conduct literature
searches on invasive species, manage data and citations, as well as enter the
information into a secure database system. This position will focus on
expanding the knowledge base of the Global Pest and Disease Database, which in
turn assists other projects and applications such as PestLens and New Pest
Additional opportunities in the areas of pest risk analysis and international
trade regulation may be available for highly qualified applicants.
Is Time Limited No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Classification Title Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional
Working Title Temp Field Researcher
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
-Post-Baccalaureate degree required in
agriculture/ecology/environmental management or in a related field
(Candidates possessing a Bachelor's degree
inagriculture/ecology/environmental management or in a related field with 3+
years ofrelevant experience will be considered)
Department Required Skills
-Proficiency to operate computers, Microsoft Word and Excel tools, Adobe
Acrobat professional (or similar software programs)
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
-Experience with data management, developing pest risk assessments, or
invasive or endangered species management
-Experience in literature searching, data mining, citation management, and
invasive or endangered species research
-Superior organizational, analytical and writing skills
Required License or Certification
Valid NC Driver's License required? No
Commercial Driver's License Required? No
Anticipated Hiring Range $19-$21/hr
Job Open Date 06/07/2021
Quick Link https: // jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/145085
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(Open Ended Question)
Do you have a post-Baccalaureate degree in agriculture/ecology/environmental management related field? (Candidates possessing a Bachelor's degree in agriculture/ecology/environmental management or in a related field with 3+ years of relevant experience will be considered).
Are you proficient with the operation of computers, Microsoft Word and Excel tools, Adobe Acrobat professional (or similar software programs)?
Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?
Do you have the ability to work independently and as part of a team?
Do you have experience with data management, developing pest risk assessments, or invasive or endangered species management?
Do you have experience in literature searching, data mining, citation management, and invasive or endangered species research?
Do you have superior organizational, analytical and writing skills?
Are you able to communicate effectively?
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