Research Specialist, Postharvest Physiology

Employer: University of Idaho
Employer URL:
Category: Other
Location: Kimberly, ID
Compensation: $18.10 per hour depending on education and experience
Type: Full-time Jobs
Job Schedule: 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri
Apply before: January 30, 2024

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Preparing standard solutions for calibration and analyses.
Interpreting test results and comparing with determined standards and limits.
Collecting laboratory or field data.
Conducting research and analysis of scientific data.
Participating in research design discussions.
Performing literature reviews.
Preparing reports.
Comparing data and historical records for trend verification.
Developing reference files, comparison charts, and graphs on research data.
Assisting with site inspections and field oversight.
Having little or no supervisory responsibilities. 


Bachelor’s Degree in agronomy, plant science, food science, chemistry, or biology.
Following pre-established procedures or protocols.
Collecting and reviewing scientific data.
Keeping complete and accurate records.
Working in a team environment.
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Willingness to travel within southern and neighboring regions.
Working extra hours when required. 


Paid Annual and Sick Leave
Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
PERSI retirement 

Next Steps

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