Job Opportunities

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

Junior Specialist Position

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Applied Postharvest Associate

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The Applied Postharvest Associate is responsible for analyzing postharvest operations, and evaluating new technologies and tools to improve postharvest fruit quality. This person will conduct research on methods to reduce fruit damage during handling, sorting, packing and shipping. Support the department leader in experimental design, as well as execution and data analysis of a wide range of research projects including technology testing, cold chain optimization and new packaging development.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Breeding

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A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, with Dr. Alan Bennett and Dr. Allen Van Deynze to breed, evaluate and carry out genetic studies in nitrogen fixation in landraces of maize. The postdoc will be expected to work closely with team leaders and collaborators and to write and publish manuscripts on the topic. The position is based at UC Davis and involves working with the most relevant UCD laboratories and platforms.