Diana Friedman (email@example.com)
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 13:05:16 -0700 (PDT)
RESEARCH MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
We are searching for a Research Manager for a long-term,
multidisciplinary study which compares different farming systems and
assesses the traNsition from conventional to low-input/organic
management. This study was initiated in 1988 and compares four farming
systems, varying in level and/or types of inputs. The position is
available starting August 1, 1996. The position description and job
requirements are listed below. For further information, contact Dr. W.
Thomas Lanini @ (916) 752-4476 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply for
this position, send your C.V., documentation of experience, transcripts,
and names and addresses of at least three professional references by
July 21, 1996 to Dr. W. Thomas Lanini, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Vegetable Crops, Weed Science Program, University of
California, Davis, CA 95616; FAX (916) 752-4604.
RESEARCH MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION
1. Coordinate field and laboratory experiments in large conventional,
low-input and organic research plots and a companion research area.
Coordinate measurements of crop growth and soil data in large
plots; coordinate research efforts by the project investigators.
2. Compilation in a central location, maintenance, and distribution
of research data for the entire project.
3. Analysis of data on soil variables, plant growth, and pests collected
during the past eight years, using multivariate analyses and path
coefficient analysis in SAS or similar program; This part of the job
provides the opportunity to publish long-term data on
sustainability of agroecosystems in a relatively short period of time.
1. Write/assist in preparation of grants, grant renewals, and progress
2. Hire, train, schedule, and supervise undergraduate and graduate
3. Schedule and chair all group meetings. Write and distribute minutes.
Outreach (in coordination with Information Specialist) (15%)
1. Develop materials including posters, abstracts, scientific
publications, slides, and reports for use in class lectures, seminars,
workshops, newsletters, and field days.
2. Conduct lectures, informal visits and field tours for visiting
students, faculty, scientists and others.
3. Coordinate with PI's to conduct training workshops and field days.
1. PHD in agronomy, ecology, or related field, or a MS in a similar
field with experience in multivariate statistical analyses.
2. Experience in field research, data collection and analysis.
3. Extensive knowledge of statistical techniques.
4. Understanding of soil science and analyses.
5. Managerial skills.
6. Excellent skills in written and oral communication.
7. Willingness to work overtime if needed.