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Field and Lab Assistant

The MSU cherry breeding and genetics program is seeking applicants for a field and lab assistant position in the Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Research assistants will be expected to work outdoors, alone, and with team members. Tasks include assisting with spring pollinations; field plot and greenhouse establishment/management; fruit harvest; data collection and entry; and occasional weekend watering of greenhouses. Work will be conducted on MSU’s main campus in East Lansing, MI and at MSU’s Clarksville Research Center in Clarksville, MI. Field work will be within driving distance of campus and a work vehicle will be provided.

Job Details: New hires will begin shortly after final exams are finished and work until mid-August. This position is a full time position (40 hours/week) and the workday is 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Do not apply if you are taking summer classes during this time period. Occasionally we will require you to work longer days and on the weekends. Starting pay rate is $9/hour or commensurate with experience.

To apply: Send a cover email stating of why you are interested in the position as well as your resume by March 24th to Audrey Sebolt (grantzau@msu.edu).

Qualifications

Ability to use the software MS Excel; excellent communication skills; ability to work independently and hard working. Applicants must have a valid driver license.

For More information: hrt.msu.edu/people/…

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Audrey Sebolt ( grantzau )
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Posted: 17-02-07
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