Agricultural/Food Scientist II

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 516321
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:60080000 - AG-AGRONOMY

Classification Title:

Agricultural/Food Scientist II

Job Description:

Field plot research: Field research will include planting and data collection. The position will require the development and initiation of field research based on the goals set by the breeding program.

Greenhouse and laboratory maintenance: This position will oversee the establishment of greenhouse research projects and include the maintenance and care of plants in the greenhouse. The position will provide guidance to one or two undergraduate students.

Equipment maintenance: The position will require organization of and maintenance of equipment used to complete greenhouse research objectives.

Supervision: This position will oversee part-time employees to accomplish research objectives with communication of accomplishments back to the PI

Expected Salary:

commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in agricultural science, biology, or a closely related field; or a masters degree in agricultural science, biology, or a closely related field and one year of relevant experience; or a bachelors degree in agricultural science, biology, or a closely related field and three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a science related field with experience working outdoors.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

This is a time-limited position.

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

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 12 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 23 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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