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:
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.
- 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
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.
AgCareers.com - 20 months ago