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Postdoctoral Research Associate-Weed Physiology-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 contribute to a better understanding of herbicide resistance mechanism research for weeds found in major Arkansas crops. The research will require a thorough understanding of herbicide sites of action, plant physiology, and biochemistry along with appropriate physiological and molecular techniques. Use of radiolabeled herbicides and compound separation and identification using chromatography are preferred skills but are not required. The successful candidate will have access to a new state of the art laboratory and will work alongside other post-doctoral associates and Ph.D. students in this setting. The candidate is also expected to contribute in other areas of research that may include research on new herbicides and possibly laboratory and field trials involving research on volatilization of herbicides. It is expected that the candidate will help provide some oversight of M.S. student research, including help with statistical analyses and proofreading of papers. The individual will publish research findings in a timely manner and be given the opportunity to present annually at regional and national meetings.
Qualifications sought PhD in weed science or closely related field and demonstrated publication record are required. Additional experiences in weed physiology and molecular techniques is preferred.
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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