Position overviewPosition title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Open date: April 15th, 2021
Next review date: Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Labor and Automation in California (LACA) team, directed by Professor Thomas Harmon, is looking for a self-motivated, creative, energetic, and highly qualified postdoctoral scholar to work on convergent research and community engagement at the nexus of technology development, sustainable agriculture, and agri-food system labor.
Applicants must hold a PhD in engineering or environmental systems with demonstrated interests in agricultural development. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. The successful candidates will have previous training and established track record in soil moisture, carbon cycling and greenhouse gas emissions, geospatial analysis of vegetation and land use, and engagement with stakeholders in developing and implementing surveys and collaborating on participatory research.
Highly self-motivated individuals who have demonstrated the ability to conduct scientific research successfully and work independently are desirable.
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