Monday, January 24, 2011

Temporary Job Position Open in WNC-Broccoli and Hops Project with NCSU

Work Location: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, NC

Supervisor:  Dr. Jeanine Davis, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University

Temporary Job Title: Research Assistant
Hourly Pay Rate: $12

Length of Assignment: 10 months (From approximately mid February through mid November

Date Needed: February 21, 2011 (this is flexible)

Weekly Hours: Usually 40 hours per week, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, M-F. Occasional nights and weekends

Job Duties:  The primary responsibilities for this employee will be to assist with two new projects on broccoli and hops. The employee will assist by helping construct a trellis, install irrigation, set out field plots, plant, fertilize, prune, train, install row covers, harvest, and grade. Employee will also collect and enter data, create photo journals, and maintain research notebooks. Research will take place at research stations in Mills River and Waynesville as well as farmers’ fields in Buncombe, Haywood, and Madison counties. Employee will assist with conducting field days, workshops, and other educational sessions. Some writing for and posting on websites and blogs will be expected. Employee will be expected to interact with other researchers, farmers, and the general public.

Apply for position number 11ASO8 at NCSU Jobs.  In addition, send a resume and a cover letter indicating why you want this position and why you think you are qualified directly to Jeanine_Davis@ncsu.edu. Applications will be accepted through February 11, 2011. 
AA/EEO In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at https://www.wes.org/. Degree must be obtained prior to start date

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