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Studies, investigates, and conducts experiments on different soil/plant types to determine use capabilities of soils, and effects of alternative practices on soil productivity. Applies a wide range concepts, practices, and procedures from two or more specialized fields of science, such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, or agriculture. May require a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences or a related field with at least 5 years of work experience. May direct the work of a small group of employees. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a seni more...



Alternate job titles: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Performs scientific research in collaboration with a research team. Primarily a temporary position. Requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience. more...


Conducts research, and analyzes and experiments on the selection, breeding, feeding, management, and marketing of animals. Determines and evaluates their applications to scientific study. Requires a degree in animal science. May be expected to have an advanced degree in area of specialty with 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising ind more...


Alternate job titles: Botanist

The Plant Scientist applies a wide range of concepts, practices, and procedures within a specific field of specialization. Studies all aspects of plant life. Being a Plant Scientist works under minimum supervision. May require a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. In addition, Plant Scientist assignments are broad and complex in nature. Typically reports to a manager or head of the unit. more...



Alternate job titles: Food Product Development Scientist | Food and Beverage Technologist

The Food Scientist documents ingredients, formulations, processes, and testing involved with new product research and development or enhancements to existing products. Performs food product development activities including testing of prototypes, competitive products, and production samples. Being a Food Scientist requires a bachelor's degree. Participates in sensory evaluations and trials of products. In addition, Food Scientist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Food Scientist occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of t more...


Alternate job titles: Biophysicist

The Biophysics Scientist develops laws and theories of biophysics for their application to industry. Researches living organisms and cells. Being a Biophysics Scientist is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Requires a graduate degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. In addition, Biophysics Scientist relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. more...


Alternate job titles: Meteorologist | Atmospheric Scientist

The Weather Scientist analyzes weather model guidance and issues specialized hazardous weather forecasts when warranted. Investigates, integrates and analyzes meteorological data from a variety of sources, including surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Being a Weather Scientist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires a bachelor's degree in related area. Being a Weather Scientist work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and bus more...


Alternate job titles: Meteorologist | Weather Scientist

The Atmospheric Scientist analyzes weather model guidance and issues specialized hazardous weather forecasts when warranted. Investigates, integrates and analyzes meteorological data from a variety of sources, including surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Being an Atmospheric Scientist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires a bachelor's degree in related area. Being an Atmospheric Scientist work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex tec more...


Alternate job titles: College Instructor - Sociology | University Instructor - Sociology

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Alternate job titles: Architectural Designer II | Architectural Designer III | CAD Designer - Experienced | Engineering Technical Designer II

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