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