Research Associate - Entomology


: $59,720.00 - $94,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Kelly Services is seeking a Research Associate -Entomology for our client, an Agricultural company in Indianapolis, IN. This role is a 1+ year contract, and can be extended long term. Pay for this role will be around $22.00 - $26.00/hr depending on background and experience. In this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Evaluate the performance of potential seed treatment products in greenhouses and growth chambers.
  • Record observations of plant and insect responses, collect and enter data throughout the testing period.
  • Infest insects at different stages (eggs, larvae, adults) and apply containment units as necessary for trials.
  • Treat seeds with formulated products and maintain an organized supply for the research purposes.
  • Working with chemically treated seed, soil and plant material will be required.
  • Manual dexterity required (occasional lifting of 50 lb).

Background requirements:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Plant/Soil Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Entomology, Agroecology, or Biological Sciences.
  • Must have focused work in Entomology

Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Do not call your local Kelly Branch about this role. To be considered for this position, use the apply now button below to submit your resumes.

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Associated topics: agrosciences, air monitoring, biodiversity, ecology, environment, environmental, environmental science, epa, ocean, water * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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