Project Scientist in Alfalfa Irrigation Management
UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE)
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The Project Scientist will carry out research and extension education and make significant and creative contributions to alfalfa production and irrigation management research in California with a focus in the San Joaquin Valley. The appointee will design and conduct projects focused on crop growth and agronomic performance as affected by irrigation management, salinity, and other factors. They will have the responsibility for the Alfalfa Irrigation Management Program in California.
• An earned Ph.D. in agricultural engineering, irrigation, agronomy, crop sciences or closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
• Strong statistical and quantitative skills.
• Experience in experimental design, managing field research and leading field crews in research implementation.
• Experience publishing peer-reviewed research in high impact journals is required
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