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Summer Research Assistant

Date Posted: 9-1-2013
Location: North York, ON, Canada
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NutriAg offers a wide range of state-of-the-art environmentally responsible agricultural bio-chemicals and specialized plant nutrients (including micro-elements) used for foliar feeding and fertigation. Our products are manufactured in-house and are distributed to worldwide specialty markets.

This Summer Research Assistant position is for current post-secondary students in an agricultural related discipline to gain experience in all aspects of trial research. The successful Summer Research Assistant has the opportunity to assist in all operations related to field and greenhouse trials, including treatment application, field plot management, data collection and harvesting. This is a unique opportunity to work with leading edge technology and talented research scientists.

Principal Accountabilities:
Assist in coordination of field trials and analysis of results
Aid in greenhouse trial maintenance
Assist in a variety of projects and preform duties as and when required
Agriculture/ Agronomy degree or diploma student
Good understanding of agronomic practices
Ability to work extended hours during peak planting and harvesting seasons
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Own transportation is highly desired
Ability to lift 40 lbs
Strong organization and time management skills
Ability to apply for NSERC I-USRA is desirable
Location: Based in Toronto, trials located throughout Ontario.
Start date: May, 2013 (4 month term)
Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2013


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