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Education: Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering/Soil science or similar fields related to research areas mentioned above.
Have three years of related experience.
Knowledge of: engineering and scientific principles.
Ability to: work under animal farming environment, perform specialized tasks and lab techniques, supervise part-time and full-time temporary help employees, and collaborate with others.
MS in soil or water science, agricultural engineering or related field.
Experience in: manure nutrient analysis, wastewater treatment, air quality, manure treatment; soil fertility and nutrient management; manure field application; irrigated crop production; familiar with statistics software such as SAS and R.
Coursework in Statistics.
Strong ability to: deliver oral presentations at public and professional meetings; plan, implement, and develop waste and nutrient management research projects.
Experience in working on animal and crop farms, using GPS technology and GIS software; managing budget.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Ability to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move 50 pounds.
Able to work overtime, travel more than 150 miles from the Twin Falls Research and Extension Center, and travel overnight.