16 days old


Kelly Services
Sabin, MN 56580
Kelly is hiring an **Agronomist** for one of our clients in **Sabin, MN.**

+ pay $23/hr

+ Work Schedule: Monday - Fridays (8 AM - 4:30 PM); candidate will be working onsite

+ Minimum 1 year contract

Discovery Breeder Assistant

Position Purpose and Major Responsibilities

The Agronomist Discovery Breeder Assistant - supports applied research projects and operations at the Discovery Breeding program.

- In coordination and under the supervision of the Discovery Breeder for spring wheat in NA, the Discovery Breeder Assistant will perform activities including crossing blocks, screening of field nurseries and yield trials, harvest, seed processing, seed shipping, planting and maintenance of seed inventories in relevant databases.

- Support collaboration with local breeding and agronomy teams to coordinate activities.

- Contributes to identification, selection and development of experimental germplasm relevant for breeding programs.

- Collect phenotypic data and ensures its timely curation and storage in respective databases.

- Actively participates in activities towards the development of new phenotyping protocols, and breeding methods including implementation of novel procedures.

- Ensures compliance with Safety, QMS and Stewardship directives and quality standards.

-Training and supervision of temporary labor.


- Bachelors degree, preferred M.Sc., in Agronomy, Agricultural Sciences, Plant Breeding, or related scientific areas

- 2+ years of relevant experience is desired, either from industry or university.

- Experience with conducting field trials and greenhouse experiments.

- Experience with genetic resources and germplasm development is desired (cereal preferable)

- Self-reliant on planning and conducting assigned activities.

- Skilled on Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

- Ability to travel domestically.

- Ability to drive.

Supporting Qualifications:

- Time-management and organizational skills

- Willingness to improve technical skills

- Verbal and computer-aided communication skills

- Self-motivated with problem-solving skills

- Knowledge on plant breeding, experimental design, statistics, and molecular breeding is highly desired.

Physical requirements:

- Ability to work standing up or sitting for several hours during the day.

- Ability to work under different environmental conditions.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-26

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