Tree Physiology Research Assistant

Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tree Physiology Research Assistant

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 121439

Work Location: Other

Summary of Duties:
This position will perform professional-level work in support of the research activities in physiology and pomology in tree crops in Washington. The incumbent will perform a wide range of duties requiring advanced knowledge including complex investigative procedures, field work, pesticide spray, field-based physiological measurements, laboratory analysis, assessments of fruit yield and quality. Other required activities include data entry, summary, complex statistical analysis, and preparation of figures and reports.

The incumbent will supervise the activities of hourly workers, and work with other technical staff and scientists to achieve project goals.

Required Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent related field experience performing professional-level work with scientific or clinical research protocols. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Experimental and analytical skills; understanding and knowledge of research theory; interviewing experience; excellent organizational and project management skills.

Posting Open Date: 03/02/2017

Posting Close Date: 4/2/2017

Open Until Filled: No

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Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.


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