Temporary Field/Lab/Greenhouse Assistant

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Temporary position to work in research activities related to conduct field trials, laboratory analysis, and greenhouse experiments. Successful candidate will work with graduate students and technicians performing activities that include but are not limited to planting trials, hand-applying fertilizers, pulling soil samples, collecting plant tissue samples, measuring plant biomass, conduct soil lab analysis, maintain greenhouse experiments, and data entry and processing.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC


Crop and Soil Sciences

Classification Title:

Temp Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title:

Temporary Field/Lab/Greenhouse Assistant

Work Schedule:

M – F, flexible, however the schedule varies depending on the crop management requirements...8-12/hrs per week

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-Must be able to work independently

Department Required Skills:

-Must have have strong organizational and basic computer skills (word, excel)
-Ability to effectively communicate and multitask
-Meticulous, punctual and reliable
-Able to conduct basic statistical analyses using SAS or R, and should be able to prepare summary graphs and tables

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Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time