Job Opportunities

The UC Davis Plant Sciences Department is recruiting for the following positions:

Junior Specialist

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UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is seeking applications to fill a one (1) year-long Horticulture Intern position as a Junior Specialist. The minimum education level for this position is baccalaureate but recipients of graduate and professional level degrees are welcome to apply. This position will work from the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Cooperative Extension office in Yuba City.

Student Assistant

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The Linquist Lab is seeking a student assistant:

Assistant Curator

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The C.M. Rick Tomato Genetics Resource Center (TGRC) is hiring an Assistant Curator to oversee its seed lab, greenhouse, and field operations.  This position is responsible for managing plant materials grown for seed multiplication, conducting seed germination tests,  distributing seed to researchers and breeders, and supervising undergraduate students. 
 

Postdoctoral position

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Postdoctoral position available – Antje Heese lab (proposed start date: Dec 2018 / Jan 2019)

Postdoctoral position in genetic analysis of plant and nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria symbiotic signaling pathways

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A Postdoctoral position is available on or after January 1, 2019, and renewal for up to four years, in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, College of Biological Sciences, UC Davis.

We are seeking a highly motivated, independent, colleague with training in plant and/or microbial molecular genetics to determine whether the common plant symbiotic signaling, or a unique bryophyte-cyanobacterium, pathway operates in the Anthoceros-Nostoc symbiosis. This is a foundation for the potential engineering of cereal plant-nitrogen-fixing associations.