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Weed Biology & Ecology Post-doctoral Fellow in Fayetteville, AR with University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in Fayetteville, AR

Type of position Post-doctoral Fellow
Employer University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Location Fayetteville, AR
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Closing date of competition Until suitable candidate is found
Date position available Immediate
Description of duties The successful candidate will conduct weed biology and ecology research in the field and greenhouse on integrated weed practices that impact 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-plots trials working with commercial field equipment, including implementation of harvest weed seed control strategies using an integrated seed destructor.  There will be occasions for the candidate to contribute to extension bulletins and conduct small-plot weed management research in cotton, corn, soybean, and rice. The successful candidate will conduct research to understand the impact of Palmer amaranth and barnyardgrass on rice production in a furrow-irrigated production system. The 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 findings at state, regional, and national meetings and publish research in refereed weed science journals.
Qualifications sought Ph.D. in Weed Science or closely related field

Demonstrated ability to publish research

Experience conducting and evaluating field research

Contact for additional information Dr. Jason K. Norsworthy
jnorswor@uark.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what Cover Letter/Letter of Application
List of three professional references (name, email, business title)
Resume
Submit to Apply at https://uada.edu/jobs/
Position number: R0011786
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