Possible Careers in Science

 

Positions at universities (& required degree and experience)

Professor (PhD)
Research Associate (PhD, 1-2 years)
Post-doctoral associate (PhD)
Research Support Specialist (BS, sometimes MS, several years)
Graduate student (BS)
Research Technician (various levels) (BS, minimum)
Laboratory Assistant II (HS, variable experience required)
Laboratory Assistant I (no degree, no experience required)

Administrative
    Administrative Assistant
    Accounting


Possible Careers related to Biodiversity Conservation,
    Plant Genetics, Crop Improvement, etc.


Scientist:
    Molecular biology
    Plant breeding
    Plant Pathology
    Natural Resources
    Genetics (Plant, animal, microbial, etc.)
    Environmental conservation

Education:
    Public awareness
    Teacher: primary, secondary or college

Conservation:
    National parks, protected areas
    Environment, waste management
    Government policy

ELSI: Ethical, social, legal issues of science
 

 

Panzea was funded by the National Science Foundation, Plant Genome Research Project, award #1238014: “The Biology of Rare Alleles in Maize and Its Wild Relatives”; the research groups on this project were also supported by the USDA-ARS, their home institutions, and/or various other sources of funding.