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Faculty Research Assistant with Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR

Type of position The Department of Crop and Soil Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
This position will lead the field research activities in weed management in agronomic crops. The incumbent is responsible for design and implementation of research protocols, compiling research reports, outreach activities, and equipment maintenance. Other responsibilities include editing extension and research publications as needed, and supervising undergraduate and summer employees.

College of Agricultural Sciences faculty are committed to enhancing student success by engaging students in quality academic, research, internships, global studies, and other experiential learning opportunities. Positions with primary responsibility for extension and outreach are likewise committed to learner success through programming appropriate for diverse audience.

Employer Oregon State University
Location Corvallis, OR
Salary Commensurate with training, education, and experience
Benefits https://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/current-employees/insurance/summary-benefits
Closing date of competition 09/07/2020
Date position available immediately
Description of duties 55% Responsible for management of field research activities in support of weed management and herbicide evaluation research and outreach education.

25% Scholarly and Outreach Education Activities

5% Maintain, operate, and secure equipment used for field, greenhouse, and laboratory research. Maintain and order supplies as needed for conduct of research activities. Maintain all appropriate safety and training records.

5% Responsible for general supervision, management, and coordination of student hourly workers and their work schedules.

5% Professional Development

5% Service

Qualifications sought B.S. degree in agronomy, crop science, plant science, horticulture or a related field.

Experience in management of applied field research.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Contact for additional information Caio Brunharo (caio.brunharo@oregonstate.edu)
Andrew Hulting (andrew.hulting@oregonstate.edu)
Application procedure  
Submit what 1) A resume/CV;
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) Names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.
Submit to https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/
Additional Information OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
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