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Job ID: 105875

Post Doctoral Scholar
University of California

Date Posted Apr. 17, 2018
Title Post Doctoral Scholar
University University of California
Department Plant Sciences
Application Deadline May 31, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Davis/Salinas, CA
    United States
  • Post-Doc
  • Agricultural Extension

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.

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

  • UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Contact Information

  • Steven Fennimore
    Plant Sciences
    University of California
    1636 East Alisal Street
    Salinas, CA 93905
  • 831-755-2896
  • 831-755-2814


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