15 days old

STEPS Research Analyst

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title STEPS Research Analyst
Requisition Number TE05523
Department Name 81080:ENTOMOLOGY
Work Location Princeton, KY
Salary Range $16.49-26.38/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MS

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must possess and maintain valid driver license and meet the driving requirements for the position. Must have or be willing to obtain a pesticide applicator license.

Shift

FT-40 hours per week. Schedule may be determined between employee and supervisor

Job Summary

The Extension Entomology laboratory at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center at Princeton seeks qualified applicants for an entomological position. This position will focus on field applied research in field crops and hemp. The goal of the program is to conduct management practices to reduce pest in Corn, Soybeans and Hemp in Kentucky. This program also has a strong commitment to extension; therefore, research results will be communicated frequently to all stakeholders in the vegetable industry.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

a) conduct research on field and laboratory studies
b) conducting pesticide evaluations, data collection and record keeping.
c) support many activities including, planting, maintenance and harvesting.
d) good communication within the program and with collaborators.
e) training and supervision of temporary labor may be required periodically

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Minimum of Master degree in Entomology or related agricultural degree with at least two years of experience in entomology, or related discipline.

Deadline to Apply 05/10/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-04-26 Expires: 2021-05-26

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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