Agritech Research is seeking a full-time Research Agronomist to join our team to be in our Western Kansas/Nebraska region. This position demands independent thinking, time management, self-motivation, and the ability to work independently and with a field crew. The successful candidate will be responsible for multiple research plots in their region. Responsibilities include working with Monsanto field representatives to locate research sites and maintaining communication with plot cooperators throughout the year. The successful candidate will be responsible for traveling with planting crews to install plots, managing plots for weed control, collect field notes, monitoring plots throughout the growing season, and participating in the combine operation. Travel is extensive and requires on average 110 nights in a hotel. Company vehicles will be provided for all travel required for the job. Qualifications:An Associate’s degree or Certificate in an Agricultural related field will be considered, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.Ability to work 70 hour weeks from planting to harvest.Ability to travel extensively throughout your territory.Proficiency in computer skills, Word, and Excel. Ability to obtain a commercial pesticide applicator license for multiple states within region. Ability to obtain a Class A CDL license with air brakes. New employees are offered a 3 to 4 week CDL training class.Perform other related duties as needed or assigned. Benefits:Overtime PayVacation3% Simple IRA MatchBonusesProfit SharingHealth Insurance Supplement Who We Are:Agritech Research is a small company that has been contracted by Monsanto since 2006 and has expanded five times to meet their needs for plot research. We pride ourselves on being efficient and productive in our processes. Agritech Research plants, monitors, and harvests over 120 research plots of corn for Monsanto throughout the Mid-West, the North East, Southern Plains, and the Mississippi Delta as a team. We use technologically advanced research planters and combines to be able to capture quality data for Monsanto. We look for honest individuals who accept responsibility, value hard work, put safety first, enjoy teamwork, and can generate ideas for the future.Apply for this job.