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Research Associate Carman Canada,  

Dupont Biosciences (company)


Posted on : 10 February 2017

Project Description


Job Description
  • Our company is currently recruiting for a Research Associate at our Carman Research Center.
  • The Research Associate is a key member of the team responsible for assisting with Pioneer product testing in western Canada.
  • The position requires successful execution of yield trials, disease and herbicide screening of Pioneer products and evaluation of breeding material products. 
 


Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct field experiments. 
  • This involves selection of suitable testing locations, coordination of all field activities including seedbed preparation, planting, site and plot maintenance and timely harvest, and data collection and transfer as required. 
  • The Research Associate will also be responsible for training and supervising temporary staff during the growing season. 
  • Safe working attitude and safe operation of field equipment and vehicles is a must. 
 


Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, agronomy, plant science or scientific-related field. 
  • 2-4 years relevant experience or equivalent level of relevant education and experience.
  • Experience in field crop research an asset. Requires an individual with strong organizational skills, self-motivated and good interpersonal skills to foster teamwork.
  •  Mechanical aptitude to effectively operate, maintain and service sophisticated research equipment.
  •  Ability to use personal computer with Microsoft Office and software for data analysis. 
  • Possess or able to obtain a pesticide applicator s license. Must be able to transport heavy equipment.
  •  Possess or able to obtain appropriate driving permit/s as required by provincial law.

Locations

Canada Manitoba Carman

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