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Postdoctoral Research Associate-Weed Ecology/Biology-with University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Type of position Postdoctoral Research Associate
Employer University of Arkansas
Description of Employer The successful candidate will join the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences at the University of Arkansas. For more information see: https://crop-soil-environmental-sciences.uark.edu/.
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date of competition open until filled
Date position available Immediate
Description of duties The successful candidate will conduct field and greenhouse research evaluating the impact of integrated weed management practices on changes in the soil seedbank in cropping systems common to the Midsouth. Several long-term projects are underway and others will be initiated in the coming year. The field research will involve large-plot trials working with commercial field equipment, including implementation of harvest weed seed control strategies using the integrated Harrington Seed Destructor – the only one currently available for evaluation in the U.S. There will be occasions for the successful candidate to contribute to extension bulletins and conduct small-plot weed management research in cotton, corn, soybean, and rice. The successful candidate will be given an opportunity to be involved in grant submissions and will be expected to work as part of a team in helping to mentor graduate students, including statistical analyses and manuscript preparation. The individual is expected to present research finding at state, regional, and national meetings and publish research in refereed weed science journals.
Qualifications sought PhD in weed science or closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with field experience and a strong record of publication in scientific journals.
Application procedure  
Submit what 1.) Resume
2.) Cover Letter/Letter of Application
3.) List of Professional References
Submit to Dr. Jason K. Norsworthy; jnorswor@uark.edu
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