Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2023 07:23 PM


Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3265P Home Org Name Horticulture Division Name College of Agriculture Position Title Research Assistant Job Class Code HA01A/B/C Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term Yes Limited Term Length 1 year; continuation contingent upon funding Job Summary This is a 1yr limited term position appointment. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds. The Department of Horticulture is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant. The successful candidate will be expected to assist faculty, staff, and graduate students with research needs. About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home! Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Essential Functions Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Experimental setup; irrigation and fertigation system design, installation, and repair. Basic equipment maintenance; supervision of undergraduate student workers. Greenhouse transplant production and garden maintenance. The candidate will be expected to work in greenhouses, vertical farms, and outdoor experimental plots. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Level I: Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or a closely related field; no experience required. Level II: Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or a closely related field and 2 years of experience in research practices and protocols. Level III: Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or a closely related field and 4 years of experience in research practices and protocols. Substitutions allowed for Experience: When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Basic construction and maintenance skills and ability to safely operate power tools and tractors. Minimum Technology Skills General experience in word processing and spreadsheet software. Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications Posting Detail Information Salary Range $33,300 - $57,900 Job Category Research Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: AL List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 12/13/2023 Closing Date EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Special Instructions to Applicants Please utilize the attachment feature and attach a cover letter and resume. Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.

Price - 39100 - 49500

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5133236181 Auburn

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