Biological Scientist III*

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Mar 30, 2024
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Biological Scientist III*

Job Description:

The University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida is seeking a Biological Scientist III within the Department of Agronomy at the UF Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences ("IFAS") with duties and responsibilities to include---but not be limited to: developing, organizing, and conducting plant stress and mortality laboratory experiments, including on the physiological phenotyping platform, “plant array,”; designing, building, and maintaining ecophysiology laboratory equipment, including microcontroller systems and sensors; ensuring experimental execution, including reviewing data quality, conducting analysis, and interpreting results; assisting in preparation of grant proposals; collaborating with researchers and other professionals to conduct appropriate analyses, analyze problems, determine strategies, or recommend solutions pertaining to research needs; and coordinating, organizing, and prioritizing laboratory activities.

Position may work out of two separate locations in Gainesville, FL.

UF is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Requirements:

Position requires a Ph.D. degree in Biology or a closely related field and 2 years of relevant work experience in conducting laboratory experiments or other relevant research involving Plant Ecophysiology; a Master’s degree in Biology or a closely related field and 5 years of relevant work experience in conducting laboratory experiments or other relevant research involving Plant Ecophysiology; or a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a closely related field and 7 years of relevant work experience in conducting laboratory experiments or other relevant research involving Plant Ecophysiology.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To express your interest in this position, please email to the contact identified below, your cover letter and CV/resume.

Bill Hammond
williamhammond@ufl.edu