Biological Scientist II

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Aug 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Biological Scientist II

Job Description:

Assist in managing laboratory teams and/or monitor the quality of a team’s work; assist in supervising or directing the work of other scientists, technicians, and other workers and evaluating the accuracy of their results; assist in teaching or advising undergraduate or graduate students or supervising their research.

Conduct biological research in accordance with stipulated protocols and quality and safety standards.

Analyze datasets for research purposes; evaluate data by performing appropriate mathematical or statistical calculations and analyses.

Provides input for technical reports, research papers, scholarly articles, abstracts, or recommendations.

Maintain accurate laboratory records that record research methods, procedures, and results; prepare and maintain research findings, summaries, logs, and notes.

Modify laboratory experiments; oversee their execution; and assist in reviewing, approving, or interpreting results.

Assist with maintain laboratory safety programs and training personnel in laboratory safety techniques.

Provide routine maintenance on laboratory equipment; verify that equipment and instrumentation are maintained in working condition to ensure accuracy and quality of experimental results.

Advertised Salary:

$37,000 to $41,000; commensurate of education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field; or master’s degree in biology or a closely related field and one year of experience in the field or in a related area; or bachelor’s degree in biology or a closely related field and three years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in plant physiology, horticulture, agronomy, or a closely related field; master’s degree in plant physiology, horticulture, agronomy, or a closely related field with 2 years of scientific research experience.

Other preferred experience/skills include:

  1. Familiarity with plant physiology research equipment and field measurements
  2. Good organization skills
  3. Proficiency at multitasking and time management
  4. Pesticide application and handling
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and 3 professional references.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

This is a Time-Limited position.

Health Assessment Required: Yes