Junior Specialist position in Postharvest
May 19, 2016
from 03:25 PM to 03:25 PM
The UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences has an opening for a Junior Specialist in Postharvest Biology within the Mitcham Lab Team. The Junior Specialist will provide assistance on specific projects as well as provide general assistance to the laboratory team, as needed. Position will require work with various types of fruits, nuts, and vegetables, as well as travel to various locations in California. Position will involve conducting laboratory research and general laboratory duties with tree crops and berries in the Central Valley and Coastal Range of California. Responsibilities include postharvest fruit quality evaluations, laboratory analysis of samples, preparation of laboratory solutions, photography, data collection, basic statistical data analysis, graphical presentation of data, and computer management of data files.
Qualifications: B.S. degree (M.Sc. is preferred) in Plant Sciences, Soil Sciences, Hydrology or closely related field. Must have or be able to obtain a valid California driver license and be able to take field trips that will require overnight stays.
Term of Appointment: This is a limited position (1 year with the possibility of extending longer) to begin as soon as possible. Salary: $3082/month plus benefits.
How to Apply: Candidates should begin the application process by registering online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00860. Application review will begin June 30, 2016.
UC Davis is an equal opportunity employer.