DuPont Summer Research Assistant Part Time in Saskatoon, SK


Branch Saskatoon SK CA

Summer Research Assistant
Saskatoon, SK

Identifying any pest, disease, or environmental problems relating to the canola soybean and corn crops….

Agronomy Summer Research Assistant Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Role Description: The successful candidate will assist with canola, soybean and corn research activities at DuPont Pioneer’s Research Centre located at Saskatoon.

This position will run 4 months in duration, starting April 30th 2018.

Duties/Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with:
Seed organization and set up
Field preparation, seeding, spraying, plot maintenance, plot evaluation, harvest, and post-harvest quality analysis.
Identifying any pest, disease, or environmental problems relating to the canola soybean and corn crops.
Data organization and entry.
Assistance with greenhouse projects from planting to harvest.
Assist with tours at key demonstration sites.
Monitor compliance of canola trait development at research sites.
Job Qualifications

Education: Applicants should be completing a Degree or Diploma in Agricultural Science or related field.

Competencies: Class 5 Drivers license (or Class 1 Drivers license (truck and trailer) or G endorsement preferred, or willingness and ability to attain) with satisfactory driver’s abstract; Successful candidate should be a fast learner, with a high aptitude for precision and accuracy; Must be highly motivated and well suited for work in both team orientated and independent situations; Willingness to travel throughout Saskatchewan and work overtime hours as necessary; Must be safety orientated; Experience with field equipment or greenhouse an asset but not required.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA
Posted on: 2017-10-19
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