POSITION: Research Program Assistant (Position # 62418)
POSITION LOCATION: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and
SALARY: $30,000 with full benefits, including health insurance (*this is an EPA position)
JOB OPEN DATE: April 30, 2012 or until suitable candidate is found
DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: until a suitable candidate is identified.
PROPOSED HIRE DATE: May 2012
QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, although a master’s degree is preferred. Applicant should have published at least one refereed scientific paper, be a prolific writer of popular press type articles either online and/or in print, and be experienced with website design. Some horticultural research experience is necessary. Experience with medicinal herbs and organic agriculture is highly desirable. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, computer, and writing skills are required. Applicant should enjoy and be comfortable with communicating with a diverse group of people on the phone, one on one, and in front of groups. The applicant should be capable of producing and giving professional reports and presentations. The applicant must be willing to travel across North Carolina. Travel will sometimes include evenings and on weekends. The applicant must be capable of doing all the described activities with a minimum of supervision.
APPLICATIONS: Applicants should apply through the NC State University Job site at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/ . Search for the position under “Horticultural Science” or Position #62418 Applicants should include a cover letter that details one’s interest, experience, and qualifications relating to this position; a curriculum vita; unofficial copies of transcripts (if last degree was obtained within the past ten years); and names and contact information for three references. When that process is completed, please send an email to Jeanine_Davis@ncsu.edu stating that you have submitted an application.
To learn more about the program of Dr. Jeanine Davis, visit http://ncherb.org. You can access her other websites, blog, Facebook, and Twitter accounts from there.
*Exempt from State Personnel Act
NC State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the above listed individual.