|Type of position||Graduate Assistantship|
|Employer||Agronomy Department, University of Florida|
|Closing date of competition||Until filled|
|Date position available||January 1, 2023|
|Description of duties||
Successful candidate will conduct research in the area of weed management, herbicide efficacy, physiology, resistance, as well as target weed biology and desired crop safety in various warm-season turfgrass systems.
The candidate is required to possess:
This position requires willingness to work with pesticides on a daily basis. The incumbent must possess (or obtain within three months of joining) a valid pesticide applicator’s license from the State of Florida. Travel to remote research locations will be required; thus, a valid driver’s license is mandatory (or must be obtained within three months of joining).
Succesfull candidate is expected to demonstrate strong work ethics, remarkable previous academic performance, exceptional organizational and time management skills, attention to details, creativity, problem-solving and independence.
Preferred Qualifications / Skills Considered as Assets
Previous experience in conducting field, greenhouse or lab research, especially related to the areas of turfgrass science and/or weed science is preferred. Both, the knowledge of generally accepted in the field of turfgrass weed science methods and experience with the use and maintenance of pesticide application equipment (preferably in research settings) will be considered an advantage. Moreover, experience in data modelling or machine learning will be considered as a valuable asset.
|Contact for additional information||Pawel Petelewicz|
|Submit what||1. Resume
2. Statement of research experiences and interests
3. Unofficial transcripts
4. Contact information for three references
|Submit to||Pawel Petelewicz, email@example.com|
|Additional Information||Individuals from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.|
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