STEPS Research Analyst

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Job Title:

STEPS Research Analyst

Requisition Number:

TE05523

Department Name:

81080:ENTOMOLOGY

Work Location:

Princeton, KY

Salary Range:

$16.49-26.38/hour

Type of Position:

Temporary

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

MS

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must possess and maintain valid driver license and meet the driving requirements for the position. Must have or be willing to obtain a pesticide applicator license.

Shift:

FT-40 hours per week. Schedule may be determined between employee and supervisor

Job Summary:

The Extension Entomology laboratory at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center at Princeton seeks qualified applicants for an entomological position. This position will focus on field applied research in field crops and hemp. The goal of the program is to conduct management practices to reduce pest in Corn, Soybeans and Hemp in Kentucky. This program also has a strong commitment to extension; therefore, research results will be communicated frequently to all stakeholders in the vegetable industry.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

a)conduct research on field and laboratory studies
b)conducting pesticide evaluations, data collection and record keeping.
c)support many activities including, planting, maintenance and harvesting.
d)good communication within the program and with collaborators.
e)training and supervision of temporary labor may be required periodically

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

Minimum of Master degree in Entomology or related agricultural degree with at least two years of experience in entomology, or related discipline.

Deadline to Apply:

05/10/2021

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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