Temporary Research Assistant

North Carolina State University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20/hr
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number PG193199TM

Position Number 11ASO2071 Position Type Temporary Essential Job Duties

Field breeding of cotton; cotton fiber and seed processing; field based plant selection, phenotypic data collection; seed and fiber analyses; perform basic molecular biology and plant physiology experiments; DNA based genotyping of cotton & generating and documenting genotypic data; phenotypic and genotypic data analyses using statistical and genetics software's; summarizing results and preparing scientific manuscripts.

Is Time Limited No If Yes, Appointment Length

Department Information

Job City & State Raleigh, NC

Department Crop and Soil Sciences

System Information

Classification Title Temporary-Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title Temporary Research Assistant

Position Information

Requirements and Preferences

Work Schedule 38-40/hrs per week, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Other Work/Responsibilities

  • n/a
  • Minimum Experience/Education

  • BS, MS and/or PhD in biology or plant sciences or Agriculture or related fields
  • Department Required Skills

  • Computer literate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a collaborative research environment
  • Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Basic knowledge or experience in biology, handling plants, animals/insects or general agriculture
  • Required License or Certification

  • Valid driver's license
  • Valid NC Driver's License required? Yes Commercial Driver's License Required? No


    Recruitment Details

    Anticipated Hiring Range Up to $20/hr dependent upon education and experience

    Recruitment Dates

    Job Open Date 01/10/2023

    Applicant Information

    Quick Link https: // jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/176856


    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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  • Do you have a BS, MS and/or PhD in biology, plant sciences, Agriculture or related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you computer literate?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you possess the ability to work well independently and in a collaborative research environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have basic knowledge or experience in biology, handling plants, animals/insects or general agriculture?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
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