Research Associate II - Agronomy

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa

Job Type Full Time

Required Minimum Quals:

  • Bachelor's degree and 1 year of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in agriculture related field.
  • Commercial pesticide applicators license.
  • Experience operating farm equipment.

Job Description:

The Agronomy department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Research Associate II. This position will be responsible to conduct research and help manage projects for a field crops research group. This position will coordinate field plot research; including designing plot layout, facilitating planting and harvesting, and documenting field activities.

In addition, this position will manage the day-to-day operations of field experiments which includes documenting the experiment details, collecting field data, assessing plant establishment and vigor, crop phenology, and other plant characteristics, compiling and analyzing data and assisting in the preparation of research reports or manuscripts. Additional responsibilities include hiring, training and supervising undergraduate student workers.

This position is a fixed term position with the possibility of renewal. All accrued vacation must be used during term of appointment or will be forfeited.


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Category Agronomy