Temp Research Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting NumberPG191078TMPosition Number11ASO1589Position TypeTemporaryEssential Job Duties

Screen potential herbicide resistant weed biotypes, summarize data, and write research reports.

Is Time LimitedNoIf Yes, Appointment LengthJob City & StateRaleigh, NCDepartmentCrop and Soil SciencesClassification TitleTemporary-Technical/ParaprofessionalWorking TitleTemp Research AssistantPosition Information

Work Schedule20 hours per week planting, spraying and evaluating weeds. Schedule will depend on plant growth, application timing, and need for evaluations, arranged by employee.Other Work/Responsibilities


Minimum Experience/Education


Department Required Skills

-Excellent writing skills

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

-Ability to apply pesticides
-Able to rate herbicide efficacy, data collection, data analysis

Required License or Certification

-Pesticide License

Valid NC Driver's License required?NoCommercial Driver's License Required?NoRecruitment

Anticipated Hiring Range$13/hrJob Open Date10/06/2020Quick Linkhttp://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/136589AA/EOE

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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
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    • NCSU Executive Search Services
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    • InsideHigherEd.com
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    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
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    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
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    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
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    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you or will you have your PhD by start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have experience working with pesticides?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have experience rating herbicide efficacy, data collection, data analysis?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Do you possess excellent writing skills?
    • Yes
    • No
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