Open date: September 30th, 2016
Last review date: October 13th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 31st, 2016
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.
Title: Associate Specialist I-V / Full Specialist I-III - Forest Science - Integrative Biology
The Dawson lab in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist and lead several interrelated research projects in the broad area of plant ecological physiology with a special focus on trees. Expertise with native trees of California and Western North America is highly desired. A wide range of field and laboratory experience is also preferred.
Responsibilities: Design and execute field and some laboratory based research focused on examining the physiology and ecology of coastal redwood, giant sequoia, native oak and other native trees with a special focus on quantifying water and carbon relations and allocation patterns.
Take the lead on post data collection database organization, statistical and time-series data analysis and standard statistical analyses that require expertise in parametric and non-parametric stats and regression.
Assist or lead in summarizing and writing up the results for both required reporting and for peer-reviewed publications.
Prepare the annual work plan and budget and supervise field and laboratory assistants.
Minimum/Basic Qualifications Required (At the time of application): Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Integrative Biology or a related field.
Additional Required Qualifications (By start date): Experience with tree physiology, ecology, forest science, climate and soil science.
Preferred Qualifications (By start date): Master of Science or PhD or equivalent degree in Integrative Biology or a related field is preferred.
The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, ambitious individual with strong organizational skills. A willingness to learn new techniques and skills is essential. Demonstrated good interpersonal skills are also necessary, as the job will require working in a group environment.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral presentation skills.
This position reports to Dr. Todd Dawson. The appointment will be for 60% time for 1 to 2 years with the expectation of extension based on performance and funding. The approximate start date for this position will be November 1, 2016
Salary: $53,928-$85,704 annually depending on qualifications. This position provides full benefits.
To Apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01147 This position will remain open until filled.
Interested individuals should submit application documents as PDFs, which includes, an updated curriculum vitae, and names with contact information for at least 3-5 individuals who have agreed to provide a reference for this specific position and a cover letter. Letters of reference may be requested of the finalists.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work.
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