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Staff Research Associate 2 – Browns Valley, CA, Job ID 41895

County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County

Date Posted: September 1, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the supervision of the Center Superintendent, the incumbent will be responsible for collection, management, analysis of data and records related to all-natural resource and beef cattle research projects as well as Center maintained long term monitoring plots and databases.  Information will be developed by the incumbent from data collected and communicated/presented to other staff, researchers, stakeholder groups and the public.

The incumbent will be independently responsible to work on and assist with center approved research projects following strict research protocols.  Incumbent will also be responsible for providing technical support and information for management activities that may or may not directly effect research projects.  An example of this would be providing information to the AG Supervisor 1 and the Herdsman regarding grazing/non-grazing needs of research when annual grazing plans are developed. Incumbent will provide leadership and act as lead person to Agriculture/Animal Technicians, Farm Maintenance workers and Student Assistants on any research project these staff members assist with. At times, the incumbent will work directly in developing research protocols as well as work directly with research PIs or their staff when procedures need to adapt.    

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Hourly Salary:

$27.09/hr. to $35.04/hr

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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