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Research Scientist: State Survey Coordinator

Lake States
Posted 1 week ago

Employer: Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota (with the option for teleworking)

Application deadline: December 13, 2021

Full position description and application instructions (search job #50546)


This position provides leadership and management of state plant pest surveys and, on a limited basis, oversees and implements applied research projects that are intended to exclude plant pests from entering or becoming established in Minnesota. Surveys include collecting, evaluating and interpreting invasive species data using reliable and scientifically valid methods. The results of both survey work and special projects are reported to government agencies, partners and stakeholder groups. This position also provides oversight and management of a number of federally funded grants.

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