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Job Title: Technician II – Section of Horticulture, School of Integrative Plant Science – Drinkwater Lab
Company: Cornell University
Location: New York City, NY
Section of Horticulture, School of Integrative Plant Science
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of
purpose-driven science and home to Cornell University s second
largest population of students, faculty and staff. We work across
disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through
world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we
probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns:
natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources;
and social, physical and economic well-being.
The Drinkwater lab at Cornell University seeks an energetic,
responsible person for a research technician position. Our research
investigates the mechanisms governing plant-microbial interactions and
carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in agroecosystems. We work at
scales ranging from the rhizosphere, where plant-microbial
interactions dominate, to the field and landscape scale, where human
interventions interact with biotic and abiotic factors to strongly
influence ecosystem processes.
The work will focus on two main projects, one characterizes ecosystem
service outcomes from perennial grass-legume cover crops, the second
investigates the effects of plant genetics, environment and symbiotic
partnerships on nitrogen fixation in annual cover crops commonly used
as green manures in organic vegetable systems.
This is a 10 month term appointment (thought 9/30/2020); extension is
contingent upon successful performance & availability of funding.
- High school Diploma and up to 2 years relevant experience or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience with basic laboratory instruments (pH meter,
centrifuge, micro-balance) and willing to learn new laboratory
- Possess basic skills necessary for field sample collection (soil
sampling, biomass measurements) and ability to ID common weeds
found in annual cropping systems of the region.
- Knowledge and experience with stable isotope methodologies,
agroecological research and at least some of the soil analytical
methods commonly used in our laboratory.
- Excellent verbal and written skills are essential. Must be able to
communicate effectively within a research team environment.
- Must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to
detail, and must be responsible, personable, proactive, and able
to multi-task and work with moderate supervision.
- Able to understand and comply with basic lab safety protocols.
- Must have a working knowledge of computer spreadsheet and related
programs and demonstrate knowledge of basic data management
- Must have and maintain a valid and unrestricted New York State
drivers license and be willing to travel on occasion.
- Able to lift 30 pounds and conduct field work.
- B.S. /B.A in environmental, soil or agricultural science with 1-2
years of experience with agricultural research, or equivalent
combination of education and experience
- Familiarity with protocols commonly used in the lab including
particulate organic matter fractionation, soil biological activity
incubations and stable isotope/15N natural abundance methodologies
- Some experience and to be familiar with experiential approach to
- Experience interacting with undergraduates in a research setting
- Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
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