Website NC State University
|Vacancy Type||EHRA Non-Faculty|
|Is Internal Transfer Only||No|
|Working Title||Research Assistant – Regulatory Sciences|
|Anticipated Hiring Range||Commensurate with Experience ($50,000 – $60,000)|
|Work Schedule||40 hrs/wk|
|Full Time Equivalent (FTE)||1.00|
|Department||110313 – IR-4 Project|
|Job City & State||Raleigh, NC|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit||The IR-4 Project is a national Federal/State partnership research program to assist farmers of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, ornamentals, and other specialty crops by facilitating registration of safe and effective chemical and bio-based pest management products.
The IR-4 Project is needed because the crop protection industry focuses their research efforts on major crops such as corn, soybean, and cotton that provide the companies adequate return on their development investment. Without IR-4, farmers of specialty crops would only have access to a few crop protection products to protect their crops.
IR-4 Project Headquarters provides national leadership, coordination and regulatory compliance for the IR-4 Project research activities performed by approx. 125 scientists at over 20 public sector research farms and five analytical laboratories throughout the United States.
|Essential Job Duties||Reporting to the Executive Director, the IR-4 Project Research Assistant is responsible for the coordination of key components, implementation and maintenance of IR-4 research data in the IR-4 Project’s research with specialty food crops. Most activities must be performed following processes allowed under United State Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (Chapter 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160).
Key activities and responsibilities of the position include:
|Departmental Required Skills||
|Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education||
|Required License or Certification||N/A|
|Special Instructions||In addition to your application please submit a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.|
|Job Open Date||07/14/2020|
|Anticipated Closing Date||7/21/2020|
|Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?||No|
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you learn of this opportunity?
- NCSU Website
- NCSU Executive Search Services
- Other Online Job Board
- Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
- Job / Career Fair
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Professional Journal
- Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
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- Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
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- If you learned about this vacancy from “other source” or “other website”, please provide the source.(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Bachelor’s degree in related discipline, with 3 plus years of independent research experience, or extensive relevant experience in managing and archiving sensitive research data?
- * Please describe your training and experience with EPA Good Laboratory Practice regulations.(Open Ended Question)
- * Please describe your experience, if any, with applied pest management research.(Open Ended Question)
Application Materials Required
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Contact Information for References
Apply at: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/134387