Actalent Agronomist in Holyoke, Massachusetts
Evaluating plant growth under a variety of plasma treatment conditions. Changes that happen with seed physiology,
Conducts research to understand the biology and physiology of plants under plasma treatment, including their growth, development, and responses to environmental factors such as light, temperature, and moisture.
Statistical design, scheduling, management, and execution of trials with Contract Research Organizations (CRO's) including location identification, trial planting, in-season trial maintenance, harvesting, data collation and analysis, and reporting.
Coordinates and/or collects trial samples; prepares and sends trial materials to CRO’s
Collects notes, data, and photo images on field emergence and stand establishment, crop yields, environmental factors, and other factors that affect agricultural productivity. Travels to trial locations
Provides written agronomy research summaries
Prepares presentations and presents research findings to internal and external stakeholders
Manage all data and trial information
Conducts data analytic
Attend conferences and participates in industry workshops and committees with membership organizations.
Additional skills & qualifications:
B.S. or M.S. in a relevant field such as Agronomy, Biology, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology or Related Fields.
3-5 years of research experience with an emphasis in field and/or greenhouse trials.
Experience in trial design, data management, analysis and reporting, and statistics.
Strong ability to analyze data, visualize data, and prepare reports and presentations.
Hard working, goal oriented, and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to travel within the USA when needed or requested.
Proficiency in Excel.
Strong organizational, time-management and attention to detail skills.
Lab of 5 chemists and a few jr. chemists
Goal is to complement skill of pathologist at a sr. level
Will be in the lab and office setting, as well as traveling to meet with clients
Team size is 3-4 people
Opportunity to move in lab manager role!
Schedule & location:
- Starting at 65k for entry level candidates
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