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NDSU-NCREC Temporary Seasonal Research Assistant

North Dakota State University
Minot, ND
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This is a Temporary/Seasonal, non-benefited position in Minot, ND. This position will start in Spring of 2024.

Description, Duties & Responsibilities: There are various duties and projects working both lab and field settings. There are positions available in the following areas:

· Extension IPM Program - Based out of the NCREC, scouts will serve eight north central North Dakota counties. Scouts will help monitor disease, weed and insect impacts in major area crops. Training in insect and plant disease detection will be offered at the end of May, prior to scouting. Collection of plant, soil, or insect samples may be required for further processing.

· Agronomy Research - Preparing Seed, Planting, Data Collecting, Weed Management, Mowing, and Harvesting

· Genetics Pulse Crop Breeding - Preparing Seed, Planting, Data Collecting, Weed Management, Mowing, Cross Pollinating, and Harvesting

· Grapes - Pruning, Mowing, Weed Management, Data Collecting, Harvesting, and Micro Vinification

· Weeds - Mixing, Spraying, Data Collecting, Harvesting, Pesticide Certification, Weed Identification

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Work Location: NDSU-North Central Research Extension Center, Minot, ND

Applications must include the following materials:

A resume with preference of Extension IPM Program, Agronomy Research, Genetics Pulse Crop Breeding , Grapes, or Weeds.

Please include within application if you are currently or have in the past 12 months been employed with NDSU, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as how many hours you worked a week and in the past 12 months.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment. NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country. NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo.

Employment Eligibility:

NDSU determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to NDSU must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents . You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or .


NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities.

North Dakota State University is an employer of choice with a commitment to offer a well-rounded benefits package for employees and their families.

NDSU is listed at 95 among 404 public universities based on the university’s research expenditures reported to the National Science Foundation. In addition, NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including: agricultural sciences; business management and business; communications; materials science; natural resources and conservation science; social sciences; sociology, demography, and population studies; and visual and performing arts.

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