The Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station (NAES) at the University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting a Field Lab Research Coordinator. NAES maintains several field research stations across the state of Nevada. The two major research stations are located in Reno, NV, and serve multiple scientists with a diverse array of research projects. The Research Coordinator will coordinate and assist the research faculty and other researchers using the NAES field labs and serve as a liaison between the faculty and NAES staff at all field stations. Primary job duties include assisting in experimental design and set-up; coordination of field preparation and maintenance activities including fencing, soil preparation, seeding, weeding, spraying, fertilizing and watering; monitoring plots and greenhouse bays for general problems e.g. pests and diseases; monitoring irrigation system and scheduling, utilizing evapotranspiration data and crop coefficients; and assisting with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and animal care and health issues.
To apply or for more information, please visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Coordinator--NAES-Field-Lab-Research_R0106357-1
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018
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Master’s Degree in agriculture or closely related field and two years related professional work experience. Relevant experience would include farm management, ranch management, or research for a federal or state agricultural agency.
Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located... in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.