Undergraduate Research Assistant Position- Blueberry & Strawberry Breeding

Hiring Organization: MSU Department of Horticulture Edger Lab
Employment type: Part-Time
Job Location: East Lansing, MI
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

The Edger lab is looking for two part-time, 20hr-30hr, undergrad students to assist mainly with field and greenhouse work, along with some lab work from April-Oct. Most work will be at the Horticulture Farm and on campus, with some travel to SWMREC. There will be weeks longer than 30hrs depending on time of season.


  • plant care for blueberries and strawberries in the field and greenhouse; weeding, planting, pruning, harvest, labeling, watering, monitoring for pest and disease
  • physical work associated with field and greenhouse
  • data collection and recording
  • will travel to other research sites from time to time, SWMREC
  • -assist with general lab work


  • Interest in Horticulture, greenhouse, field and physical work
  • Driver’s License, car and basic computer skills
  • Preferably some experience in research, greenhouse and field work but not required, training will be provided


  • Based on experience and availability

Please Contact Josh Moses mosesjos@msu.edu with more questions or to schedule an interview

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