Under general direction of an Agriculture Supervisor, responsible for day-to-day functions and operations of the Plant Sciences Field Facilities (1050 acres). Ensure work assignments and priorities of the field facility are completed in an effective manner while meeting deadlines. Understand various types of farm equipment and farming systems to successfully maintain teaching, research and mandated protocol. Maintain and repair department vehicles, tractors and equipment.
The Fruit Quality/Biology Lab in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park is inviting applications for a PhD student to start Spring 2021. The selected candidate will work on the characterization and identification of key mechanisms for improving fruit quality, using multidisciplinary approaches. The prospective candidate should be highly motivated to perform research at an advanced and interdisciplinary level.