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Environmental Research Associate

Des Moines $40,000 - $50,000 Contract

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct laboratory tests and experiments to evaluate seed quality and crop viability across different crop species.
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and protocols for accurate and consistent results.
  • Monitor and maintain optimal laboratory conditions, including temperature, humidity, and lighting, to ensure reliable testing environments.
  • Collect, record, and analyze data on germination rates, growth patterns, and other relevant parameters using appropriate software tools.
  • Perform statistical analysis on test results and interpret findings to derive meaningful conclusions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including agronomists, researchers, and product developers, to contribute to the development and implementation of new germination techniques and seed treatment methods.
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues that may arise during experiments, proposing appropriate solutions to ensure the integrity of the data and results.


  • Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or any life science-related bachelor's degree required
  • Previous lab experience desired (academia experience is accepted)
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Ability to work in a team setting
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