Research Assistant

19 Aug 2023


Performing day to day greenhouse/growth chamber activities including planting, pollinating, tissue sampling, pest/disease scouting, harvesting, threshing, discarding, chamber sanitation, general plant care, data collection, data entry, facility cleanliness and maintaining safety standards

Must want to work within a greenhouse facility- there is no lab work.

Working in the new soybean growth chambers

Collecting tissue samples off of soybean plants for DNA analysis

Watering, potting soil, and caring for all plants in the growth chamber

Replanting samples after data review

Assisting in operating the soybean threshing machine

Plating samples to be tested by the Molecular Marker group

Cleaning of the facility and other basic duties as assigned

Plant maintenance including trimming, training, and node cleaning

Cross pollinating

Plant discard

Working with soybean, wheat, pollen and dust

Skills:Horticulture, Greenhouse, Plant Care, Agriculture, botany, plant care, biology, Biology, Soybean, Tissue Collection, Transplanting, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology, Growth Chamber, Harvest, ThreshingAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Associates or Bachelors degree in Life Science (Horticulture, Agriculture, Agricultural Studies) OR 6 months of greenhouse or field experience. Experience Level:Entry LevelDiversity, Equity & Inclusion At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

Hiring diverse talent

Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

Actalent is an equal opportunity employer.About Actalent Actalent connects passion with purpose. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences services and workforce solutions brand in 2021.

  • ID: #50242788
  • State: Iowa Johnston 50131 Johnston USA
  • City: Johnston
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-19
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera