Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: S_220546 Department: Plant Pathology-0843 Description of Work: The incumbent will primarily manage field projects and some greenhouse projects as needed related to field crop plant pathology, including planning, designing, execution, and reporting of research results in the crop pathology program and co-author some resulting research publications. Manage, supervise, and conduct field, greenhouse, and laboratory research activities in Lincoln, Nebraska, the South Central Agricultural Lab near Clay Center, and other locations statewide and assist with research projects with collaborators at other locations that may require some travel. Assist graduate students and visiting scientists in designing, executing, and analyzing experiments. Pesticide applicator license must be obtained within 6 months of employment. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: . Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in plant science or related field plus two years of laboratory or related experience in a plant science discipline required. Must have knowledge of and experience with operating and maintaining farm equipment. Experience must demonstrate excellent organizational skills and an understanding of applied field, greenhouse, and laboratory research, data collection, and manipulation. Working knowledge of computer software for collecting and summarizing research data essential. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements. Preferred Qualifications: Prefer project management and supervisory experience; experience with agricultural software, such as 'R' or SAS and ARM , and conducting statistical analyses; and knowledge of environmental, health, and safety protocols. Posted Salary: $42,640/yr minimum Job Type: Full-Time

Lincoln, Nebraska

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