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The Cropping Systems Program at the IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) seeks to hire a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate with experience in the soil nutrient management and water quality disciplines and in project management. This is a 12-month postdoctoral associate position (100% research) focusing on designing tools to improve nutrient management in agriculture systems. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the WFREC. The postdoctoral research associate will have an office at the WFREC. The project has field research sites in Mariana, FL and frequent traveling will be required. The postdoctoral associate will work in the cropping systems program with a multidisciplinary research team at the WFREC.
The postdoctoral associate will 1) design and implement experimental designs for the research projects associated with nitrogen testing and fertilizer recommendations, 2) implement treatments and assist with maintenance of experiments in the field, 3) interpret results, input data, and conduct statistical analysis and develop crop models using available tools. The postdoctoral associate will be required to publish in peer-reviewed journals. A minimum of 2-3 peer review articles per year are expected from this position. This position includes supervision of graduate students and hourly wage employees in field experiments, data collection, and sample preparation.
For questions related to this position, please contact:
Dr. Hardeep Singh
Assistant Professor | Cropping Systems Specialist
West Florida Research and Education Center
Agronomy Dept. | University of Florida | IFAS
4253 Experiment Dr Hwy 182
Jay, FL 32565