Postdoc position: Postharvest Botrytis on grapes (CA, USA)

Neal Evans neal at uckac.edu
Wed Jan 28 20:20:40 EST 1998


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
January 1998

TITLE: Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar
LOCATION: U.C. Davis Kearney Agricultural Center in Parlier, CA
SALARY: Commensurate with experience; range begins at $27,396/year plus
medical insurance
CLOSING DATE: February 28, 1998 (or open until filled)
DURATION: Not to exceed 3 years

DESCRIPTION:  The Kearney Agricultural Center, University of California,
Davis is seeking an individual with a Ph.D. degree in plant pathology or
related field with research experience in the epidemiology and disease
management of foliar and fruit fungal plant pathogens for a postdoctoral
scientist position.  The individual will be responsible for conducting field
and laboratory research on the ecology, epidemiology, management and
prediction of postharvest gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea of table
grape varieties grown in California.

REQUIREMENTS:  Ph.D. in plant pathology or a related field.  Knowledge and
experience in the ecology, epidemiology of fungal pathogen populations;
microbiological techniques including PCR technology used in estimating
fungal inoculum detection and density on host surfaces; disease modeling;
management of fungal diseases by chemical, cultural, and biological control
approaches; and statistics would be factors in selecting the candidate.
Persons with experience in disease quantification, management, and modeling
are encouraged to apply.

Send resume and three letters of recommendation to:

Themis J. Michailides
Professor and Plant Pathologist
University of California at Davis
Kearney Agricultural Center
9240 South Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
Tel. 209-646-6500, -6546;
fax 209-646-6593
e-mail: themis at uckac.edu

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
employer.






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