The Department Agriculture, Food, and Resource Sciences (DAFRS) is seeking a Student Researcher in the Plant and Soil Science Program for the Spring 2013 semester.
What are the responsibilities of a Student Researcher? The student will assist Plant and Soil Science researchers in biofuels and agronomic crop research conducted in the field, greenhouse and lab.
What skills do I need? Student Researcher is expected to have a high level of professionalism (e.g., dependability, punctuality, professional demeanor, strong oral and written communication skills); experience in working in agricultural research; spirit of cooperation and teamwork; patience; confidentiality; high integrity, motivation, ethics, and initiative.
Who can apply? UMES students majoring in General Agriculture with a concentration in Plant and Soil Science or Agricultural Studies are preferred. Sophomore and junior students that have experience working in agricultural and scientific research are preferred. Experience working with agronomic crops in the field environment is required.
When is the deadline? Open until filled.
How do I apply? Please send a letter of interest, current resume, and three professional references with email addresses/phone numbers as well to Dr. Robert Dadson (email@example.com) by March 13, 2013. You must have a completed UMES Student Employment Application on file in the Human Resources Office (http://www.umes.edu/HR/UMES/StudentEmployment)
What if I have questions? Please contact Dr. Robert Dadson at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 410-651-6629.
Please note that the application process is highly competitive. Thank you.