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Greenhouse Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
For over 25 years, Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting scientists with meaningful work at industry leading companies! Today we are excited to be hiring a **_Greenhouse Research Associate for the Breeding and Trait development team_** of an emerging agro-biotech in San Diego, CA. This Research Associate will be instrumental in revolutionizing plant breeding and influence natural gene-editing processes. Apply today to start a conversation of whats next in your career.


**Job Duties:**


+ Perform all duties associated with the culture of a high-quality crop in a greenhouse setting. These duties may include:

+ planting, transplanting, watering, insect and disease control, seed processing, cross-pollinating, and establishing and monitoring optimal plant growth environments.

+ Coordinate with research staff on project timelines to accomplish required program goals.

+ Troubleshoot existing processes and protocols to improve plant quality and develop new protocols when needed

+ Assist in managing the operational requirements of greenhouse and growth room facilities and equipment for efficient functioning of all programs, including greenhouse supply inventory

+ Participate in the improvement of greenhouse infrastructure as needed.

+ Support local field testing program including planting, conducting trial evaluations, and harvesting of research materials.


**Requirements & Nice-to-haves** :


+ Knowledge and understanding of Integrated Pest Management principles and practices, plant propagation and culture methods, and soil and growth media preparation.

+ Familiarity with fertilizers and pesticides.

+ Familiarity with greenhouse and growth chamber lighting and control systems

+ Previous experience with Brassicas or cole crops in a greenhouse or research environment is a plus

+ Familiarity with marker assisted selection strategies in breeding and population development projects is a plus

+ Familiarity with crossing designs in a breeding program is a plus.

+ Highly proficient in Excel and MS Office suite. MS Access or other database experience a plus


**Schedule and interview with Athena** https://calendly.com/athp320/interview


**Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in.**


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-02

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