Agricultural Research Technologist 2

Washington State University

Pullman, WA

Job posting number: #7072638

Posted: November 27, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary of Duties
This position will support the research activities in physiology and pomology (apple and pear) in tree crops in Washington. The person will perform professional-level work in support of scientific research; using advanced skills and knowledge to perform the following tasks: perform investigative procedures in the field and in the laboratory; run established research protocols and modify and develop new procedures to accomplish research goals. Moreover, the incumbent will collect, process and analyze data about field and laboratory analyses; assist in preparing reports, manuscripts for journals or presentations for conferences.

Additional Information
View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Appointment Status Temporary
Job Appointment (FTE%)

Position Term in Months 12
Monthly Salary $3,144.00
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in the applied, biological, chemical, physical OR agri­cultural sciences, AND one year of experience as an Agricultural Research Technologist 1; OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and software applications.
A record showing commitment to the research group and the application of appropriate flexibility in response to issues.
Must have, or able to obtain, a valid driver’s license by time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in microscopy and 2-3 years of field experience in horticulture.
Experience with data analysis platforms is highly desirable (e.g. SAS, R, matlab, etc.).

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application

Failure to submit correct materials/documents may result in an incomplete application.

EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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