Research Specialist, Potato Science

Employer: University of Idaho
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Category: Other
Location: Kimberly, ID
Compensation: $18.10 or higher depending on experience & education
Type: Full-time Jobs
Job Schedule: 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri
Apply before: January 31, 2024

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Potato storage practices
Field studies
Disease and sprout management strategies
Quality maintenance of potatoes
Following pre-established procedures or protocols
Collecting and reviewing scientific data
Keeping complete and accurate records
Working in a team environment


Bachelor’s Degree in Plant Science, Agriculture, Crop Science, or similar field
Agricultural experience
Willingness to travel within Southern Idaho and neighboring regions
Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Must be able to lift, carry and/or otherwise move materials weighing up to 50 lbs
Must be able to pass a criminal background check


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

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