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Postdoctoral Research Associate with University of Califoria, Davis in Davis & Salinas

Type of position non-tenure, one year term, renewable
Employer University of Califoria, Davis
Description of Employer Dept. of Plant Sciences, Dept. of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis
The University of California, Davis is a world-renowned research, education and extension institution.
Location Davis & Salinas
Description of Location University of California (UC), Davis. UC Davis is a premier agricultural research institution ranking among the world’s best. Davis is located within close proximity of the Sacramento (15 miles) and San Francisco (80 miles). Salinas is located 100 miles south of San Francisco and 25 miles from Monterey.
Salary $50,000 annual
Benefits Health care, vacation and more. Family coverage is an option.
Closing date of competition June 15, 2018
Date position available Immediately
Description of duties

Description of duties: this is an innovative lab focused on development of practical biological and engineering solutions for improvement of weed management in California vegetable crops such as lettuce and tomato. The candidate will contribute his/her skills in collaborating with existing research programs and help define future research projects.  Current projects focus on evaluation of systemically mobile compounds to mark vegetable crops and ease their identification by machine vision systems. There is opportunity for lab and field work in several vegetable crops and participation in extension outreach activities by interested candidates.

Qualifications sought

Ph.D. in a related agricultural or biological science

Experience or training in plant physiology, seed physiology, and/or plant biochemistry is required.

Strong written and oral communication skills are a must

Contact for additional information Steve Fennimore
Dept. of Plant Sciences
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(831) 755-2896 voice
(831) 755-2814 fax
safennimore@ucdavis.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what Submit
1. Resume
2. Letter of application
3. Names and addresses of three references. Please also include fax numbers and email addresses
4. Applicant should document his/her accomplishments in two of the following:
• Plant Physiology
• Seed Physiology
• Plant Biochemistry
5. Applicant should address the following points:
• Quantitative skills such as statistics, and or simulation modeling
• Ability to work as a team member
• Publication record
Submit to Send application by email to:
Steve Fennimore
Dept. of Plant Sciences
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(831) 755-2896 voice
(831) 755-2814 fax
safennimore@ucdavis.edu
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