|Type of position
|University of Minnesota
|Description of Employer
|The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
|UMN St. Paul campus (Twin Cities)
|$47,000 – $52,000/Year, commensurate with education and work experience
|At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.
The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
– Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
Please visit the Office of Human Resources website (https://humanresources.umn.edu/questions-about-employment/benefits-summaries) for more information regarding benefits.
|Closing date of competition
|Open until filled
|Date position available
|Description of duties
The successful candidate will help the Weed Science program at the University of Minnesota in field-based research activities that include but are not limited to field site preparation, planting, spraying herbicides and other pesticides, data collection, preparing reports, soil sampling, and harvesting. The operation and maintenance of farm machinery such as tractors, planters, combines, and sprayers, etc. are expected. The candidate will work with Dr. Debalin Sarangi and the graduate students, and help them in their research projects. This job requires working in an outdoor environment with varying weather conditions and with an occasional requirement of lifting heavy bags/containers of seeds, fertilizers, and chemicals. The candidate will acquire/maintain certification in the appropriate Minnesota Pesticide Applicator categories.
|Contact for additional information
|Dr. Debalin Sarangi, Assistant Professor in Weed Science, at 612-625-8130 or [email protected]
|Application must include the following: (1) Curriculum vitae, (2) One-page statement describing your experiences and qualifications required for this position, (3) Unofficial transcripts, (4) Names and contact information for three professional references
|Applications must be submitted online. https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/347573
Job ID: 347573
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The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
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