Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Assistant/Associate Professor of Weed Biology
University or Organization :
University of California, Davis
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Application Deadline :
Mar 31, 2017
Descriptive Job Title :
Assistant/Associate Professor of Weed Biology
Keywords separated by commas :
Assistant Professor, Weed Biology, Plant Sciences
Location :
Davis, California
Area, Department or Unit :
Plant Sciences
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
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Start Date:
None Stated
The Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor of Weed Science with a research emphasis on the physiological/biological/ecological processes of weedy plants in either croplands or natural areas. The successful candidate will join the Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.

The appointee will be responsible for instruction of 1.5 courses per year prior to tenure and at least two classes a year after tenure. Teaching responsibility will include an undergraduate Introduction to Weed Science course and could include an upper division course on weed biology and management, and contributions to a graduate course on the physiology of herbicide action. Teaching responsibilities may also include other key courses critical to the department. The candidate must also be actively involved in undergraduate advising, curricular development and department and university service. The appointee is also expected to guide and mentor graduate students and participate in research and outreach/engagement programs consistent with the mission of the CA Agricultural Experiment Station.
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Minimum education level :
Criteria for appointment include: Ph.D. or equivalent in a field of plant physiology, biology, ecology, genetics or related discipline with strong emphasis on weed science. Post-doctoral experience is preferred, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively-funded research program.
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Contact :
Kassim Al-Khatib
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