Food Technologist Technician - Plant Sciences

Location
Fargo, ND
Salary
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Posted
Aug 07, 2018
Ref
1800803
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Position Description:
This position involves conducting routine tests to evaluate grain, milling and baking qualities of hard spring wheat. Duties include conducting quality tests associated with the regional hard red spring wheat quality survey and export cargo samples; evaluating hard spring wheat lines for grain, milling and bread making qualities; and assisting in applied research projects. The individual will be responsible for maintenance of laboratory and processing equipment including combustion nitrogen analyzer ( LECO ); provide supervision to graduate and undergraduate student activities in the laboratory; help ensure a safe, clean working environment; perform and supervise laboratory demonstration for short courses, international trade teams and visitors.

Minimum Qualifications:
• B.S. in food science, plant science or related discipline or the equivalent
• Proficient computer skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to multitask and perform repetitive tasks
• Ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience supervising workers
• Experience with baking and conducting routine tests for wheat/end use quality

Physical Demands:
Lifting 10 lbs - continuously.
Lifting 25 lbs - occasionally.

Screening Date: 08/25/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): NDSU Main Campus, Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • CareerFargo.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2


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