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Field/Greenhouse Assistant

Position Description

A full-time (M-F; between 8 am and 5 pm) seasonal (now through Dec 31) field/greenhouse assistant position is available in the Hughes & Hudson labs. Duties will include soybean harvesting and thrashing (both machine and manual), data collection and maintenance,  sample (tissue/soil) collection and processing, seed packaging and characterization, and greenhouse maintenance. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Familiarity with harvesting equipment is a plus. Compensation is $12-$15/hour commensurate with experience.  Most of the work will be performed at the ACRE Farm (transportation available) or on the Purdue campus. Other locations include the Pinney-Purdue (Porter Co.) and Southeast-Purdue (Jennings Co.) Agricultural Centers.

Contact Terri Hughes ( or Karen Hudson ( for more information. To apply, send resume and contact information for 3 references to by Wednesday, August 31.






Created at 8/23/2011 4:50 PM by Mitchell, John (Bob)
Last modified at 8/23/2011 4:54 PM by Mitchell, John (Bob)