Job Opening
 
Summer Agronomy Assistants - Up to 4 Positions

 

Location: Dickinson Research Extension Center, Dickinson, ND

Purpose: To provide assistance in crop experiments to include experiment layout, treatment maintenance, data collection and data management.

Duties and Responsibilities: Successful applicants must be capable of assisting research staff in conducting crop and integrated crop/livestock experiments during the 2003 growing season. These individuals will assist in all facets of agronomy field research, including (but not limited to) experimental layout, treatment implementation and maintenance, data collection and processing, analyses and interpretation of data, and presentation of research results. Some indoor tasks are required together with tasks conducted outdoors in fields dedicated to crop research in or within a few miles of Dickinson.

Competencies and Experience Desired: Individuals interested in these positions should be recent high school graduates who will be entering college or university in the fall, or currently enrolled college or university students. Formal and/or practical training or work experience in the biological or plant sciences would be helpful in meeting the responsibilities of these positions but is not required. Similarly, a farm background would be helpful for individuals interested in these positions but is not required.

Salary: $7.40/hr minimum or compensation commensurate with qualifications. Employment will begin mid May and end mid August with the possibility of employment extending into the school year.

Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2003 and continue until positions are filled.

North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity institution.

Individuals interested in a temporary position are encouraged to fill out a job application at the Dickinson Research Extension Center available from Phyllis Okland (483.2077). The DREC Job Application is also available in PDF format by clicking here. More information on the positions can be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Patrick Carr
Associate Agronomist/Adjunct Professor
North Dakota State University
Dickinson Research Extension Center
1089 State Avenue

Dickinson, ND 58601-3627
Phone: 701-483-2581
email: pcarr@ndsuext.nodak.edu

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