Oversee research program of grant-funded project for faculty principal investigator (PI). Duties vary according to the needs of the PI. Positions available may be in areas of soil, water, and atmospheric research; soil physical management and conservation of soil and water resources; management of agricultural chemicals and pollutants for water quality maintenance and crop production; plant nutrient management for crop production and environmental protection; systems management of the agroecoenvironment; precision agriculture; and related soil, water, and climatological research.
These positions are all funded by grants and as faculty receive funding on their grant proposals, they look through this pool of applicants to see who best fits their needs on the project for which they have received funding. Hires are made throughout the fiscal year from 07/01 - 06/30 and if you want your application to remain active you will need to re-apply every fiscal year.
These positions are available to persons holding an advanced degree with substantial research and publication record.
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