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Research Support
Ref No.: 18-01082
Location: JOHNSTON, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, None, Vision Insurance
*Please note that this is a 3 month contract assignment. Candidates cannot start an assignment until background check and drug test is completed*

This position will present opportunities to develop a strong understanding of field research along with expanding knowledge of the seed industry and some of the technologies involved. These positions will be available starting in early May and will last through mid-August. Applicants should plan on working about 40 hours a week with additional hours possible during peak times. Work conditions may be hot, humid and muddy. Training will be provided. • Research workers will be responsible for duties such as: o detailed data collection and data management in outside environments, tissue sampling corn and soybean plants in field, weeding fields, pollinating corn in the field, digging corn roots, washing corn roots, infesting corn and soybean plants with insects, some lab work associated with ag research, seed filling. 

Applicants minimum age requirement shall be 18 years or older. Looking for people who current enrolled in 2 or 4 year post-secondary education. Individual must display good communication skills, a high degree of self motivation and work well independently as well as a team member with minimal supervision. Applicant must be willing to work outside for extended periods of time. The applicant must be able to carry out processes with minimal supervision, and in a safe and responsible way. Individual must show up to work consistently on a daily basis, and work well in a team environment. 

To apply for this position please send resumes to and reference job #18-01082