19 days old

Soil Scientist

Kelly Services
Champaign, IL 61821
Kelly is hiring a **Soil Scientist** for one of our biotech clients in **Champaign, Illinois.**

+ **Pay: negotiable**

+ 2 year contract

**Your Responsibilities**

As a Soil Scientist for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG)?located in the Research Park at?Champaign, Illinois, you will:

Develop various complex soil models and calibrations to measure soil moisture.

Design various soil experiments and procedures that integrate soil modeling with moisture detection.

Perform and analyze verification and validation test on the designed experiments.

Evaluate the performance of technologies on soil model interaction by measuring their physical, chemical, and biological traits.

Conduct lab and field work to calibrate technologies to measure soil attributes.

**What Skills You Need**

Experience translating academic research into applied product engineering.

Experience utilizing a variety of known soil models to measure moisture.

Experience performing soils test in a lab and field environment.

Strong skills in advanced mathematics and statistics.

Basic programming experience in R, Python or similar language.

Ideally you will have a Masters or PhD in soil science, chemistry, environmental science or related fields.

**What Makes You Stand Out**

Published research in proximal soil sensing.


**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
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Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-09-10

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