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Accounting Associate - North Platte, NE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This position with the Greater Nebraska Business Center is located at the UNL West Central Research and Extension Center near North Platte. Perform varied and complex duties related to the accounting and purchasing functions requiring independent judgment in accordance with policies and procedures. Serve as a resource and work with administrators, faculty and staff to ensure proper procedures are followed. Perform business support duties and provide backup for other business center staff members as assigned. Occasional overnight travel required. View requisition S_191131 at https://employment.unl.edu for complete details and to apply. Applicant review begins December 2. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Criminal history background check will be conducted. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. 

Research Technologist I -  North Platte, NE
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This Research Technologist I position is located at the West Central Research and Extension Center (WCREC) in North Platte.  Assist reproductive physiology and nutrition scientists with all aspects of their research and extension programs. This includes collection, analysis and summary of research data and preparation of multimedia presentations.

Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in animal science or related field plus two years of livestock, farm, ranch or related experience. Work experience must demonstrate computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, data analysis and presentation software; web design and editing; and excellent oral and written communication skills.  Knowledge of laboratory safety regulations and practices is essential.

Knowledge of research methods used in ruminant nutrition and grazing experiments, sampling techniques for large animals, in vitro and in vivo digestion techniques, and vegetation sampling techniques preferred. Proficiency programming SAS statistical software and using NRC software are desirable. Experience with analytical chemistry methodology; use, maintenance, and minor repair of complex laboratory equipment; use of farm equipment; ultrasound; artificial insemination; and handling, feeding, and caring for research animals are helpful.

Position is located in North Platte, NE.

Review of applications will begin on 10/23/2019. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed.  View https://employment.unl.edu/postings/66810  for details and to apply for this position. 

UNL does not discriminate based upon any protected status.  Please see http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination .