Temporary Field/Greenhouse/Lab Technician

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Help in tomato breeding program including planting, data recording, harvesting, and other operations related to tomato.

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Job City & State:

Mill River, NC


Horticultural Science

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Temporary Field/Greenhouse/Lab Technician

Work Schedule:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm (M-F) (up to 40 hours a week)

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-Undergraduate or high school with some experience of working in agriculture

Department Required Skills:

-Experience with planting, pruning and harvesting tomatoes for fruit analysis and taking harvest data
-Experience with data recording in the field
-Experience with leaf tissue sampling for DNA extraction

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Previous experience of working in agriculture research
-Ability to implement the field experiment on the basis of given instruction
-Detailed oriented on data collection, research data management and analysis

Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time