RESPONSIBILITIES: The purpose of this position are the operation of a
small analytical research lab and the collection of soil and plant samples
from field research plots.
DUTIES: The lab duties include the analysis of soil and plant samples using
automated analytical procedures and the computerized management of data.
The field work includes varied duties necessary to the maintenance of field
crops on research plots and the collection and processing of soil and plant
QUALIFICATIONS: B.S. degree or M.S. degree in Soil Science or related
agricultural or biological science, have an interest in sustainable
agriculture research, and have the ability to plan and carry out work
requirements on schedule under the general guidance of the project director.
Applicants with experience working in a field research environment and
experience of course work in analytical chemistry are especially encouraged
SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications ($22,000 to $25,000 per
year). Position includes medical insurance and tuition remission for
individuals interested in pursuing a part-time graduate program. This is a
Contract Position (12 months, renewable).
APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Starting date is negotiable, but preferably no later than June 15, 1996.
For further information contact Dr. Ray Weil, Agronomy Dept., University of
Maryland (phone:301-405-1314; Email: email@example.com) or Dr. Laura
Lengnick, BARC, (phone: 301-504-8327; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
For best consideration, please send letter of application, college
transcripts, 2 letters of reference and a C.V. to Prof. Ray Weil, Dept. Of
Agronomy, Univ. Of maryland, College park Md. 20742 or FAX to (301)
314-9041. Applications must be received by May 25, 1996.
The University of Maryland is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.
Ray R. Weil
Professor of Soil Science
1103 H.J. Patterson Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
telephone: 301 405 1314
FAX: 301 314 9041