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Summer Agronomy/Agroecology Research Employment

University of Minnesota
Southern Research & Outreach Center
Waseca, MN 56093

Position Description:
We are looking for a student to be part of the Agronomy/Agroecology research team at the Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC) in Waseca ( The successful applicant will assist researchers and staff with field projects being conducted at Waseca and other locations in southern Minnesota. Project duties include: collecting plant, soil, and water samples; measuring and recording plant growth (both physically and with remote sensing tools); general field work and plot maintenance; evaluation of plots; tabulating data; sample preparation for lab analysis; and assisting with educational field events.

Position Qualifications:
Must be a self-starter, motivated, and have the ability to follow detailed (written and verbal) instructions.

Employment time:
Seasonal: Start in April or May and continue through August or later if available. A 40-hour work week with time off for scheduled absences is desired.
Position Contact:
Dr. Gregg Johnson
Phone: 507-837-5636