Location: Kalispell, Montana
Salary: 32000 – 35000
Type: Full Time – Professional
Specialization: Agronomy, Crop Science
Preferred Education: Masters
The individual will support the field crop physiology research program. The successful candidate will participate in the design, establishment, and maintenance of field studies, the application of treatments including irrigation and nutrients, data collection, and the analysis and summarization of research results. Duties also include the operation and maintenance of field and laboratory equipment, and the supervision of part time and seasonal labor. The individual must be able to work with a wide variety of constituents, be self-motivated, and be able to work without close supervision. Some in-state travel may be required.
Required: 1.B.S. in agronomy, biology or a closely related discipline. 2.Field research experience in agronomic crops including: experimental design, field plot layout and seeding; plot maintenance including irrigation and nutrient management; precision harvesting of experimental plots, and procedures and practices associated with grain cleaning and processing. 3.Experience in measuring, collecting and recording of response variables and the associated data management procedures required for statistical analysis. 4.Experience in supervising part-time and temporary help.
Preferred: 1.M.S. in agronomy, crop science, biology, or closely related field. 2.Research experience relating to irrigation, nutrient management, and cultivar evaluation/plant breeding. 3.Knowledge of the crops and production practices associated with Northwest Montana. 4.Experience with SAS, ARM or other statistical software packages. 5.Experience in the operation and maintenance of field and laboratory equipment. 6.Experience in statistical analysis, interpretation, and presentation.
Applications will only be considered if completed online, https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/9791
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience, education, and qualification
Internal Number: STAFF – VA – 18071
About Montana State University – Northwestern Ag Research Center
The Central Research Center is one of seven off-campus research centers in the Department of Research Centers at Montana State University. The CARC consists of 600 dryland acres and is well-equipped with modern field plot equipment, laboratory equipment, and facilities . The research center is located 70 miles southeast of Great Falls and 30 miles west of Lewistown.