Under the direction of the PI, the Junior Specialist with gather food system network data, clean and enter data and work along side/collaborate with a team of undergraduate researchers in assembling data.
The Junior Specialist will analyze this data in social network software.
The Junior Specialist will draft the methods sections of the resulting research article and edit/proof the findings, providing further context.
Resulting manuscripts will list the Junior Specialist as co-author.
Professional Competence (8%)
The Junior Specialist can attend and present findings at the Agriculture and Human Values conference
University and Public Service (5%)
The Junior Specialist will advise/mentor undergraduates as they assemble data.
Salary Range: $39,500 - $43,400
BS or BA in Agriculture related field
Ability to work independently
Good organizational skills
Familiarity with basic data collection and entry
Ability to identify and solve problems encountered in field or lab settings
Willing to carry loads of up to 50 lbs.
Able to work at field sites under inclement weather conditions, and able to work unusual hours as needed
Have a valid driver's license
NOTE: The junior specialist rank is an entry-level position, accordingly it is inappropriate to hire applicants with advanced degrees in this field or with a bachelors degree and three years of relevant work experience (see APM-UCD 330). Candidates will higher than a bachelor's degree or if they have a bachelor's degree and three years of experience, they should not be hired into a Jr. Specialist position.
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