Temporary Senior Research Scholar

NC State University
Raleigh, NC
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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*Posting Number:*PG191925TM
*Position Number:*11ASO1785
*Position Type:*Temporary
*Essential Job Duties:*
* Support Plant Breeding Consortium scouting of project/initiatives ideas and spearhead writing of proposals and coordination of events.
* Assist in the establishment of grain pea breeding programs for the plant based protein and cover crop markets.
* Develop a strategy for the maintenance and use of germplasm in cucurbits (transition with retiring breeder), and brassicas (former Monsanto collection); aiming at the Farm-to-Table market regional market.
* Coordinate research in Stevia, based on the collaboration with Plant Pathways.
* Participate in international horticultural crops breeding initiatives.
*Is Time Limited:*No
*Job City & State:*Raleigh, NC
*Department:*Horticultural Science
*Classification Title:*Temporary
*Working Title:*Temporary Senior Research Scholar
*Work Schedule:*Up to 40/hrs per week
*Other Work/Responsibilities:*
* n/a
*Minimum Experience/Education:*
* PhD in Plant Breeding and skillful in data analytics, phenotyping, genomics, field and greenhouse work.

*Department Required Skills:*
* Must have over 10 years of experience in plant breeding, primarily research, with experience as a research associate or similar level position in a USA land grant university.
* Must have a strong publication record and demonstrated experience to write grants.
* Must have demonstrated experience to co/supervise staff and graduate students.
* Must have experience working in an applied breeding program and managing large data sets.

*Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:*
* Experience in standard plant breeding methods and working with multiple types of plant species, as well as experience in integrating plant breeding with other disciplines (i.e. pathology, agronomy, etc.)
* Experience high throughput phenotyping and data analytics
* Experience to provide grants writing leadership for international projects.

*Required License or Certification:*
* Valid Driver's License
*Valid NC Driver's License required?:*Yes
*Commercial Driver's License Required?:*No
*Anticipated Hiring Range:*$32-$36/hr
*Job Open Date:*09/08/2021
*Quick Link:*[https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/149413](https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/149413)

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