The AgResearch and Education Center at Milan is seeking a ResearchAssociate to oversee row crop research projects for multiple principalinvestigators in support of the research and outreach programs of theAgResearch and Education Center at Milan. Position provides professional,technical and analytical research support including design, planning,implementation, and analysis.
Participates in the design,planning, establishment, maintenance and harvest of field and controlledenvironment research projects. Prepares and executes research protocols.Collaborates in the development of project plans and execution of those plansincluding experimental layouts, planting, fertility, scouting, pest managementand harvesting. Works closely with center director, faculty, researchassociates and graduate students in the assignment of research plot space andimplementation of research projects.
Records, compiles and analyzesresearch data on row crops and other related projects for several principalinvestigators. Secures supplies and maintains research equipment, irrigationsystems and all facilities of the unit. Complies with all regulatoryrequirements in Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) including accurate recordkeeping. Maintains GIS database including current maps of all fields. Maintainsrecords of all field operations. Trains and supervises employees on safety,research methods, techniques, and equipment operation required to conduct allexperiments and projects.
Internal Number: 209467
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