Coastal Research and Extension Center serves as Mississippi State University's "southern exposure". South MS Branch Station, White Sands Unit, is headquarters of our beef cattle program.
Area of Specialization:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Applicant must be willing and able to work around cattle - move cattle from pasture to pasture; feed cattle; mix feed according to specifications set by scientist; check water troughs. Collect and process biological samples from the field to the lab, data entry and some data management.
Able to follow detailed instructions, work with others.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of cattle; ability to see potential health problems; ability to follow detailed instructions. Must be able to operate a Kubota RTV and a 4-wheeler. Tractor experience would be a plus. Comfortable working with biological samples and data.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Physical effort required; very limited exposure to physical risk; much of this work will be outside; must be able to handle all weather conditions; must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Instructions for Applying:
Please apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 499735
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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