Research Assistant, Lowbush Blueberry Disease Program – University of Maine

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Research Assistant, Lowbush Blueberry Disease Program - University of Maine

The research program for plant disease on lowbush blueberry is looking for a Research Assistant to conduct and support lowbush blueberry research in the lab and in the field. Tasks include implementing and documenting results of laboratory, field and greenhouse experiments. Research involves treatment application, and data collection, tabulation, analysis and summary. 

Required: Typically the candidate has the education associated with a B.S. or B.A. degree in a related area of science; knowledge of and ability to apply experimental and registered pesticides and must have certification as a Commercial Pesticide Applicators License for category 10 and 1B within 2 months of hire; experience working on field studies; demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative and manage multiple tasks and deadlines; a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record; the ability to travel and work under field conditions under sometimes adverse weather conditions and sometimes alone; the occasionally need to lift weights up to 30lbs and carry them up to 200ft.

For additional information and to apply, please see the attached document.

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