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Weed Scientist with Sesaco Corporation in Austin, TX

Type of position Technical Agronomist /Weed Scientist
Employer Sesaco Corporation
Description of Employer Sesaco Corporation, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, is seeking a highly motivated Technical Agronomist/Weed Scientist to conduct and manage agronomic research within the Research and Development division.
Location Austin, TX
Description of Location Travel required, company truck provided.
Salary 75,000-85,000
Benefits Medical, vision, dental.
HSA & FSA
401K
Closing date of competition 4/30/2021
Date position available ASAP
Description of duties

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
? Work with IR-4, university weed scientists, chemical company representatives, and other stake holders in order
to identify and label pesticides for use in sesame production.
? Conduct all aspects of in-house herbicide trial preparation, planting, data collection, and analysis.
? Create and maintain summaries, statistical analyses, graphical representations, and evaluations of data from
several sites and over several years.
? Utilize and maintain research equipment such as planters, combines, spray equipment, lab equipment, etc.
? Supervise and train temporary or contract labor.
? Develop summaries of related work and progress.
? Contribute to discussions of R&D objectives and strategies via regular communications with relevant

Qualifications sought

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• MS or PhD in Agronomy or related field. A specialization in Weed Science preferred.
• Excellent skills with Microsoft Office software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Data Base Management Systems.
• Must be willing to travel.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Extremely good attention to detail.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Experience with farm equipment such as tractors, planters, harvesters, etc.
• On farm experience (field crops preferred)
• Pesticide Applicator’s License or ability to obtain one asap

Application procedure  
Submit what Resume and cover letter
Submit to Eric Votava
email to evotava@sesaco.com
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