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Job no: 694280
Work type: Support Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Plant Soil And Microbial Sciences 40000781
CT- Clerical Tech.
Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)
This is a temporary or an on-call position. Provides technical support. Responsibilities may include computer programming or operations; research support; medical patient care; technical equipment maintenance, repair, fabrication or operation; or other technical support functions.
Unit Position Summary
Assistants will help with potato and sugar beet pathology research experiments located in the greenhouse and field. During the summer, most of the work is outdoors and includes: setting up research trials, monitoring fields for insects, diseases, and other pests, maintaining field trials, data collection, pesticide handling, and pesticide application. Assistants may also assist with greenhouse experiments and office work, including data entry. Assistants will operate laboratory or experimental equipment, perform experiments, do laboratory tests and learn various techniques.
Previous field work experience is helpful, however all individuals with a good work ethic are welcome to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Dependent on the weather
Summary of Physical Demands
May include lifting materials >25-50 lbs; work may be performed in cold and/or hot weather; crops are not shaded and field conditions are variable and may require work in wet or muddy soils; travel to off-site research facilities may result in longer work days on occasion
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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time
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