This position is expected to demonstrate initiative in carrying out the duties of this position. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Involved in the establishment and maintenance of:
- Field research plots from planting to harvest.
- Sample collection and processing.
- Herbicide/pesticide spray operations.
- Greenhouse/laboratory experiments.
- Chemical/supplies inventory, purchasing.
- Field data collection and data management.
- Oversees the operation, maintenance, and repair of research and field/heavy equipment, vehicles, and greenhouse/laboratory related to the weed science program.
- Supervises and trains full-time and part-time employees in the weed science program.
|Type of position||Non-tenure-track|
|Employer||Montana State University|
|Location||Southern Agricultural Research Center (SARC), Huntley, MT|
|Description of Location||The Southern Agricultural Research Center (SARC) is a 462-acre facility located in the Huntley-Worden Irrigation Project approximately 15 miles east of Billings, Montana. The center conducts agronomic research and education programs for agriculture in the dryland and irrigated areas located in proximity to the Yellowstone River Valley of south-central Montana. Major crops include winter and spring wheat, malt and feed barley, oat, sugar beets, silage and field corn, dry beans, alfalfa, as well as substantial hay and pasture acreage. Sprinkler irrigation occurs in the region, but flood irrigation districts predominate in the river valleys where higher value crops are grown. Dryland small grains are mostly produced in crop-fallow rotations. Additional information about the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station, the Department of Research Centers and the Southern Agricultural Research Center may be found by accessing MSU’s College of Agriculture web page at https://agresearch.montana.edu/index.html|
|Salary||Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.|
|Closing date of competition||Upon successful completion of search|
|Date position available||Immediately|
|Description of duties||This position is expected to demonstrate initiative in carrying out the duties of this position. Duties include but are not limited to:
|Qualifications sought||Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
|Contact for additional information||Dr. Lovreet Shergill at 406-348-3400 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Submit what||To be considered for this position, please upload your 1) current resume or CV, 2) Cover Letter addressing Each of the Required and Preferred Qualifications, and 3) transcripts from college or university.|
|Submit to||For complete job announcement and application procedures, click on https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/21543|
|Additional Information||Montana State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans/Disabled|