Research Technician Position Available at OSU

April 17, 2024 11:24 AM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)

The Ohio State University    

The Ohio State University's Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is seeking a Turfgrass Science Research Associate to join a team dedicated to advancing turfgrass management. This position, under the supervision of Dr. Tyler Carr, will play a key role in conducting innovative research that benefits the turfgrass industry.


Summary of Responsibilities:

• Conduct field and greenhouse experiments focused on turfgrass management through research areas including fertilization, mowing practices, irrigation strategies, cultivation techniques, establishment methods, and cultivar evaluation.

• Assist graduate and undergraduate students with their research projects, fostering a collaborative research environment.

• Prepare data visualizations (graphs) and comprehensive reports for internal and external audiences, including presentations for Extension activities.

• Participate in the development of novel research protocols, reports, databases, and data analysis procedures to support project goals and objectives.

• Analyze data effectively to interpret research findings, draw conclusions, and contribute to high-quality publications.

Additional Information:

Degree Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

Experience Requirement: 1-3 years experience required


The salary range for this position is $42,700.00 - $56,900.00.

The salary paid to an individual will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limit to, education, years of experience, internal equity, etc.

Questions about the position? Reach out to Tyler Carr (

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