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Postdoctoral Scholar in aquatic plant weed control and restoration with University of California, Davis in Davis, CA

Type of position Postdoc
Employer University of California, Davis
Location Davis, CA
Salary comesurate with experience
Closing date of competition August 2017
Date position available July 1
Description of duties

The Gornish lab at the University of Arizona and the Grosholz lab at the University of California, Davis, seek a postdoctoral scholar to manage a weed control and restoration project fully funded by the California Delta Conservancy and the California Department of Water Resources, entitled ‘Investigations of restoration techniques that limit invasion of tidal wetlands.’ The project goal is to investigate revegetation techniques using native plants that deter colonization of invasive species in tidal wetland restoration sites to create a baseline of empirical knowledge of these techniques that can be employed in restoration project plans within the Bay Delta, CA. The postdoc will be responsible for: securing, deploying and maintaining experimental treatments, collecting and analyzing data from the study, taking the lead on manuscript preparation, and presenting results at relevant local and regional meetings.

 

Qualifications sought

We seek an individual with a PhD in ecology, invasion biology, aquatic management, restoration ecology, or related field. We expect candidates to have experience managing projects in aquatic systems, collecting plant data, and analyzing data. Women and members of underrepresented groups in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply.

Contact for additional information E. Gornish: egornish@email.arizona.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what cover letter, CV, references
Submit to E. Gornish: egornish@email.arizona.edu
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