Research Scientist / Principal Investigator
Eurofins Agroscience Services, Inc - Oakland, FL

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Research Scientist / Principal Investigator

Eurofins Agroscience Services (EASI), part of the global Eurofins Scientific group, is a contract research organization providing services in field and greenhouse research. EASI field station in Orlando, Florida, is looking for an experienced Research Scientist / Principal Investigator to join their energetic group.

A successful candidate is self-motivated, has good communication skills, and is able to multitask and work efficiently in a team. Must have ability to pay attention to detail and complete study/trial activities according to study protocol and sponsor requirements. A mixture of agricultural skills, good laboratory practices, and farming operations is a requirement. Must have or to be able to obtain appropriate certification for pesticide applications and use of spray equipment.

Job duties include:
  • Set-up and maintenance of research plots in the field
  • Sample collection and documentation
  • Pest assessment according to the study plan
  • Treatment applications, including calibration of equipment
  • Data recording and analysis using a statistical software
  • Data reporting summarizing the main results
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS include Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in agronomy, plant pathology, entomology, biology or relevant life sciences plus 3 – 5 years of hands-on experience in agricultural research. Experience in agrochemical industry R&D, GLP studies, and working knowledge on computer programs such as ARM is an asset.

Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include health, dental, and 401(k). Please send resume with a cover letter by clicking "Apply to this Position" below. - 2 years ago - save job