This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.
Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.
Agronomy Laboratory Assistant
To provide preparation and clean-up in the Plant and Soil Laboratories
Assist in setting up and breaking down Plant Science and Soil laboratory exercises; Have the ability to prepare laboratory materials for respective courses, including proper mixing of chemical reagents; Maintain a clean and organized laboratory environment which will include the periodic cleaning/sanitation of laboratory benches, glassware, equipment, etc; Manage classroom materials for introductory agronomy courses; Collect, correctly identify and mount plant, seed and soil samples; Prepare plant and soil samples for laboratory analysis; Operate general laboratory equipment including grinders, shakers, pipettes, centrifuge, spectrophotometers, pH meters; Operate general agriculture equipment including ATVs, general construction and agricultural hand tools; Recognize, initiate and complete various tasks without supervisor intervention
Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:
Competence in a Discipline:
Team Work/Team Leading:
Ideal candidate will have: Experience with general laboratory and farm equipment; Ability to identify crop and weed plant and seed materials; Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Candidates are required to be: Self motivated; Able to work independently while self-identifying tasks to be completed; Detail oriented; Able to maintain confidentiality; Able to work in at least 2 hour time blocks; Able to work in adverse weather conditions; Able to work in adverse weather conditions; Able to lift 50 pounds.
January 28, 2013
January 23, 2013; Individual should apply in the Agricultural Sciences Main Office, Valk 101.
Dr. Jamie Patton & Dr. Thomas Zweifel
Valk 121 & Valk 124
Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.