Summer Research Analysis Student - Apply Today!

Role
The Summer Research Analysis student will:
-Gather, compile, input and reformat data from several sources
-Develop methods to compare various measurements by cultivar and location and identify trends
Integrate new data such as weather records to explain anomalies in the data
-Develop better data recording and formatting methods to improve our ability to collect, record and analyze the data in the future
-Compile records, prepare spreadsheets, presentations and reports for the farmer and OHA
-Administrative and support duties to support the needs of the associations

Experience & Skills Required
The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to:
-Work on their own as well as within a team,
-Pay attention to detail and demonstrate thoroughness in their work,
-Manipulate, organize and record data
-Analyze data with many variables and identify trends

Ideally, the Summer Research student will:
-Have an educational interest in horticulture, agriculture, sciences, math, statistics, computer science or
business.
-Possess a valid Ontario driver's license.

We believe that the Summer Researcher role would be an ideal fit for a number of academic fields. Students would gain substantial direct experience in research processes for a novel crop, but also in research methodology. Students from a general sciences background, would gain experience in applied science and applied research. The analysis of measured and observed data from the field, in uncontrollable environments – with weather and disease etc. – would showcase the challenges of field research. In addition, students from a business studies background might find the first-hand experience in the development of a new industry enlightening. We are attempting to introduce a new high-value crop into Ontario agriculture, which would be of interest to business and economics students.

Location
This position would be in Ridgetown Ontario

We thank all applicants for their interest in this role. Please send resume to contact@ontariohazelnuts.com