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Student Technical Assistant-Viticulture

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents: 1) A Resume/Vita 2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position. For additional information please contact: Alexander Levin alexander.levin@oregonstate.edu OSU Commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Technical Assistant
Job Title Student Technical Assistant-Viticulture
Appointment Type Student Employee
Job Location Central Point
Position Appointment Percent 50
Appointment Basis 12
Min Hourly Rate $10.25 (Standard); $10.00 (Non-Urban); $11.25 (Portland Metro)
Max Hourly Rate $16.50 (Standard & Portland Metro); $16.00 (Non-Urban)
Position Summary

The incumbent will provide technical research support for the viticulture research program at the Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR. Duties will include assisting laboratory technician, faculty research assistant (FRA), and principal investigator (PI) in field data collection, sample processing, and laboratory analyses.

Position Duties

15% Field Work
Collect tissue samples for further laboratory analyses of morphology and composition. Assist in harvesting field plots.
85% Laboratory Work
Process and analyze field samples for various morphological and compositional traits according to established standard operating procedures. Enter data in electronic format. Maintain lab equipment and instruments, and keep lab clean.

Minimum Qualifications

Employment Eligibility Requirements (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements)

Additional Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent
Must be a current undergraduate student at the time of application submission
Ability to work as part of a team and be able to handle independent project tasks
Strong organizational and communication skills

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Experience working in a laboratory setting
Experience working in an agricultural setting
Working knowledge in plant biology, physiology, and/or environmental science

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

This position requires you to work outdoors in all types of weather for several hours with exposure to dust and pollen.
The position will work part of the time in a lab setting requiring you to sit for several hours.
Typically this position will work variable hours M-F. Occasionally you may be required to work outside of the normal work week and hours.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P02715SE
Number of Vacancies 1-2
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/25/2017
Anticipated Appointment End Date 12/15/2017
Posting Date 09/06/2017
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 09/30/2017
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / Student - open to ALL qualified/eligible students
Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A Resume/Vita
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position. For additional information please contact: Alexander Levin
alexander.levin@oregonstate.edu
OSU Commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents