JOB NO.: 90970-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90970-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist
Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A072600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AGRONOMY
Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $36,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
B.S./B.A. degree required. M.S. degree preferred. Degree specialization in a discipline related to plant breeding, quantitative genetics, agronomy, or genetics is preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
4-5 years of experience working in a plant breeding program preferred. Experience with data analysis is required. Experience with plant breeding related data analysis is preferred. Knowledge of seed handling logistics and plant production practices in the field is desirable.
Research Specialist position within the field corn breeding and genetics program at UW Madison. This position will carry major responsibility related to the coordination and data analysis activities for the collaborative Maize GXE project, which is part of the Genomes to Fields (www.genomes2fields.org) Initiative. This project combines genomics and phenomics data to enhance our understanding of the response of plants to environmental influences.
Title prefix level will be determined upon hire based on the selectd candidate's qualifications.
Instructions to applicants:
Apply online with resume and cover letter.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 12 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 26 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time