Agriculture Research Specialist (Lexington, KY). Conduct research on corn and other grain crops. MS Plant and Soil Sciences, Grain Crop Science, or closely related. In depth knowledge of: experimental dsgn, implementation; prep, implementation of rsrch plots; phenotyping, data collection for inbred maize lines, derived hybrids; yield components determination; nitrogen partitioning dynamics in maize hybrids at variable seeding and nitrogen rates; seed emergence ratings, stand counts, head counts estimates; crop growth, development measurements, biomass sampling, partitioning measurements; ID, documentation of crop phenology stages; pest treatment application; corn disease identification, ratings; soybean protein, oil content determination; grain, plant tissue prep for nutrient concentrations; irrigation syst install, mgmt, soil water monitoring, crop water use determination. MUST follow these specific application instructions in order to be considered: Send cover letter and CV to Attn: Abbie Cain, University of Kentucky, 545 Rose Street, 204 Bradley Hall, Lexington, KY 40506.