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Field Researcher IV
|Recruitment/Posting Title||Field Researcher IV|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)|
|Department||SEBS - Blueberry-Cranberry|
The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, located on the George H. Cook Campus, is one of the largest schools of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. We pursue excellence in research, teaching, and outreach in areas of study that address the biological spectrum from molecules to ecosystems. Our emphasis is on both the fundamental sciences and the social and human dimensions. We offer 21 undergraduate majors, including plant and animal sciences, microbiology, biotechnology, agriculture and food systems, landscape architecture, food and nutritional sciences, ecology and evolution, marine science and oceanography, environmental sciences and meteorology, human ecology, entomology, and environmental economics.
In addition to instruction in the classroom, field, and laboratory, our students have opportunities for experiential learning on and off campus, including a growing emphasis on international experiences through short- and long-term study abroad. Students also have access to a robust program of applied research and outreach hosted by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station laboratories, farms, business incubators, and marine stations throughout the state.
|Posting Summary|| |
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Field Researcher IV for the Cranberry and Blueberry Breeding Program at the Marucci Center in Chatsworth, New Jersey. This position is needed to keep the breeding projects going and maintain the many breeding populations and germplasm collections in the field and greenhouse. This employee is needed not only for the routine plant maintenance, propagation, field trial plantings, etc., but also to take on additional responsibilities, such as regularly making independent decisions on plant maintenance, pest control, supervising hourly employees, repairing equipment, ordering supplies, presenting at field days, and managing data.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift|
|Annual Minimum Salary||46742.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||59162.500|
|Annual Maximum Salary||71583.000|
|Union Description||Admin Assembly (MPSC)|
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience|| |
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
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|Posting Open Date||02/06/2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers University-New Brunswick|
|Home Location Campus||Rutgers University - New Brunswick|
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement
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