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Russell Ranch Academic Coordinator

Post Doctoral Position: Soil Health in Almonds




Now Hiring: Russell Ranch Academic Coordinator

Recruitment period: 

Open date: March 22nd, 2017

Next review date: April 24th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: January 31st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

This is a unique academic position within UC Davis that allows for intellectual growth; interactions with researchers, students, farmers, and other stakeholders; and development of impactful data driven solutions for agricultural sustainability in California. The position provides specialized support for the research, teaching and outreach program of Russell Ranch, a long-term research facility for the study of sustainable agriculture and part of UC Davis’ Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI). The Academic Coordinator will work under the direction of the Russell Ranch Director to coordinate and manage research activities. Activities will include experimental design and conducting research projects at Russell Ranch; managing and supporting undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral scholars and visiting scientists; maintaining the long-term archive of crop and soil samples; designing and maintaining a long-term electronic database; writing reports and publications; supplying input into the planning of research, educational, and outreach programs; identifying and developing collaborative relationships with various stakeholders; recruitment and training of researchers and undergraduate students; events, outreach and conducting tours of Russell Ranch; contributing to proposal writing, fundraising and strategic planning for Russell Ranch; marketing and logistics for Russell Ranch food products; and maintaining website as well as monitoring and evaluation. The Academic Coordinator will stay apprised of the emerging issues and problems associated with sustainable agriculture in California and maintain technical competence in the Coodinator’s area(s) of specialization.

For more information, please visit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01482

Now Hiring: Post Doctoral Position: Soil Health in Almonds

Recruitment period: 

Open date: December 15th, 2016

Next review date: January 27th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: March 31st, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Job is located on the UC Davis campus in Davis, CA.

The laboratory of Dr. Amélie Gaudin at the University of California Davis is seeking a post-doctoral scholar in the area of soil health in Almond orchard production systems. This position will provide scientific and technical support for a 3-year CDFA grant in collaboration with the Almond Board of California and UC ANR. The incumbent in this position will work closely with extension specialists, graduate students and researchers at USDA to investigate the impact of whole orchard recycling and winter cover crops on soil health and resource use efficiency in Almond orchards across a soil-climate gradient in California. The successful candidate will be responsible for: 1) conducting assessment of soil health and implement systems approach to quantify the associated ecological benefits and potential tradeoffs for mitigating and adapting to climate change, 2) participate and conduct outreach activities to growers and the scientific communities locally and internationally and 3) write up results and grants to sustain funding. The successful candidate must be able to develop and conduct field research independently, have excellent laboratory/soil science skills and be a good communicator. The position will be based in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis, including office and departmental support. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled- applications will be first reviewed on 01/31/17. To apply: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01388

For specific questions, please contact Dr. Amélie Gaudin at agaudin@ucdavis.edu

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