Summer Research Assistant

Date posted: 1/15/2018
Closing date: 2/9/2019
Number of positions: 20
Location: Manitoba: Elm Creek, Minto Saskatchewan: Saskatoon; Alberta: Taber
Length: full-time

Description / duties:
Previous research or farm experience is not necessary

Duties:
Work as part of a team and independently
Establishment and maintenance of small plot research trials
Data Collection
Record keeping/Data entry

Benefits:
Competitive salary
Explore a career path in agricultural research
Training and experience in scientific principles and sampling techniques
Gain valuable equipment expertise
Established in 1983, AgQuest, Inc. has become one of the foremost providers of agricultural research services in North America. AgQuest focuses on research in the following areas: Environmental Fate, Pesticide Efficacy, Variety Evaluations, Plant Breeding, Demonstrations, Disease Nurseries, Agronomics and Insect Screens
Please visit our website at http://www.agquest.com.

Qualifications:
Valid driver’s license
First year to graduating students from all disciplines
Strong communication skills and detail-oriented
Ability to work extended hours as required

Assets:
Pursuing or completed a science based program
Any type of previous research or farm experience (include on your application)
Comfortable working with small plot equipment, including tractor, seeder,
sprayer and combine

Contact information

AgQuest
Elm Creek, MB
204-776-5558
haylee.hargreaves@agquest.com

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