The primary responsibility of this position will be to assist in the management of an applied weed science field research program conducted under the direction of Dr. Kevin Bradley in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri. The candidate will be responsible for the entry of research protocols, proper collection and entry of data associated with approximately 80 to 100 field research trials each year, and generation of summaries and annual research reports pertaining to these trials for industry cooperators, granting agencies, and professional societies. The candidate will be expected to conduct standard agricultural field maintenance practices such as land preparation, planting, spraying, and harvesting of a variety of agronomic crops and forages in areas that will be utilized for small-plot research. The candidate will be expected to work independently and cooperatively with other staff, graduate students, and faculty in the weed science program and Division of Plant Sciences.
B.S. and M.S. in biological or agricultural sciences. Experience in applied weed science and/or agronomy/crop production field research is preferred. Pesticide applicator license also preferred, but not required.
Applications should include: a resume, letter of interest addressing the qualifications, and the names and contact information (addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses) of 2 references. References will be contacted when appropriate.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is recruited.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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