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Research Assisant III

The research assistant will work closely and in concert with the Superintendent, farm operations manager, and research associate. The duties include; but are not limited to:

  • Work with and assist all personnel on station with various tasks.
  • Help manage all variety trials and research projects.
  • Assist with greenhouse work.
  • May be asked to assist with farm operations tasks such as running equipment, maintenance of equipment, and other farm operations associated tasks.
  • Assist with maintaining the pesticide and fertilizer inventory.
  • Assist with pesticide applications.

For more information or to apply please submit a resume and cover letter on the Montana State University job listing at https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/32116 . If you have any questions please contact Justin Vetch justin.vetch1@montana.edu or call 406-278-7707.

Summer or Part-time Employment Opportunities

Start date: Immediate openings

Job description and responsibilities:

  •  Assist with farm operations including: general crop production, research trial establishment, and general grounds keeping
  • Assist in data collection in agronomic studies
  • Willingness to work outdoors in a field setting
  • Ability to work with others in a team atmosphere
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to follow detailed instructions

To apply, please fill out the Employment Application. Email the application to justin.vetch1@montana.edu or drop-off at the research center. 

Montana State Univesity is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran's status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. In support of the University's mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

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