3 positions available at Texas A&M University System

Vegetable Improvement Center c-sebesta at tamu.edu
Tue Sep 15 13:48:23 EST 1998


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
	 VEGETABLE CROPS

	
Title:	Field Ag. Research Technician I 

Job Description:	To perform duties in support of the vegetable research
program. Duties include assist in mechanical cultivation, irrigation
systems and sensors, spraying, equipment calibration, use of data
loggers, plant sampling, harvesting, data collection, maintain field
equipment, and maintain inventory. Other duties may be assigned.

Location: 	Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center at
Uvalde, Texas

Qualifications:  High School graduation or GED supplemented by college
courses in agriculture, and a minimum of 2 years of horticulture and/or
crop farming experience. B.S. in Horticulture or related field
preferred. Applicant must be familiar with the basic operation of
farming equipment, cultural practices, weed and insect control.
Pesticide applicator license is highly preferred. Skills in computer use
is desirable.

Closing date:   September 30, 1998 or until suitable candidate is
found.  

Salary: 	Commensurable with qualifications

Benefits:	Health and Life Insurance group plan, vacation and sick leave,
and retirement program.

Application Procedure:   Applicant should provide a completed TAES
application form, with names and telephone numbers of three references. 
Applications are available at 1619 Garner Field Road, Uvalde, Texas
78801. Ph: (830)278-9151.  Application should be sent to:

Dr. Daniel Leskovar
Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
1619 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas 78801
Email:d-leskovar at tamu.edu

Texas A&M is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
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POSITION

Graduate Research Assistant (Funded by USDA- Challenge Grants)

LOCATION

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.

DURATION

2 years 

SALARY

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

DUTIES

Involved in developing a new course entitled "Phytochemicals in Fruits
and Vegetables to Improve Human Health"; Developing a web page and
CD-ROM under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Lineberger.  Design and data
analysis of the evaluation of the course under the supervision of Dr.
Kim Dooley.   
Experiments related to enhancement of naturally occurring cancer
chemopreventive compounds in citrus through preharvest factors.  The
incumbent will be based in multidisciplinary laboratories of Dr. Bhimu
Patil (Citrus Center), Dr. Daniel Lineberger, Dr. Kim Dooley and Dr.
Leonard Pike (College Station).  The successful candidate will have an
opportunity to develop his/her own project from interacting with
scientists in College Station (Texas A&M University), and in Weslaco
(Citrus Center, Texas Agricultural Experimental Station, and USDA-ARS). 

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS

B.S. in agriculture or life sciences or a closely related field. 
Experience with computer graphics and HTML is recommended. 
Understanding of educational/survey evaluation and data analysis. 
Experience HPLC, GC, and GC-MS and postharvest studies are preferable.  

APPLICATIONS

Send curriculum vitae, copy of university transcripts, statement of
interest including cover letter, and three letters of reference to:



Dr. David Wm. Reed
Professor and Associate Head
Department of Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-2133
EMail: d-reed at tamu.edu
Phone: 409-845-0139 Fax: 409-845-0627

Dr. Bhimu Patil
Assistant Professor of Plant Physiology
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Citrus Center, P.O. Box 1150
Weslaco, TX 78599. 
Email: b-patil at tamu.edu
Phone: 956-968-2132 Fax: 956-969-0649



DEADLINE

October 15, 1998 or until a suitable candidate is found
Application materials:
Texas A&M University 
Admissions & Records 
Information Distribution Center  P.O. Box 30014 
College Station, TX 77842-3014 Telephone: (409) 845-1004 
 http://www.tamu.edu/admissions/Grad/index.shtml


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	POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
	 VEGETABLE CROPS

	
Title:	Lab Research Technician I 

Job Description:	To perform duties in support of the vegetable research
program. Duties include the use, calibration and maintenance of lab
instrumentation, plant sampling, data entering in computer, use of data
loggers, computer software and image analysis systems, maintain chemical
inventory and ordering supplies. Other duties may be assigned.

Location: 	Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center at
Uvalde, Texas

Qualifications:  High School graduation or GED supplemented by college
courses in biology, chemistry, horticulture and/or agricultural
sciences, and a minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience. B.S. in
Horticulture or related field preferred. Applicant must be familiar with
the basic operation of lab instrumentation. Knowledge of computer use is
highly preferred.

Closing date:   September 30, 1998 or until suitable candidate is
found.  

Salary: 	Commensurable with qualifications

Benefits:	Health and Life Insurance group plan, vacation and sick leave,
and retirement program.

Application Procedure:  Applicant should provide a completed TAES
application form, with names and telephone numbers of three references. 
Applications are available at 1619 Garner Field Road, Uvalde, Texas
78801. Ph: (830)278-9151.  Application should be sent to:

Dr. Daniel Leskovar
Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
1619 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas 78801
Email: d-leskovar at tamu.edu

Texas A&M is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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