| Postdoctoral Researcher: Sustainable Dairy Cropping Systems, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. We seek a postdoctoral research associate to join a multi-disciplinary team of Penn State and USDA-ARS scientists studying sustainable dairy forage and feed production systems at University Park, PA. Since 2010, we have been investigating a range of cropping system aspects including: agronomics; nutrient management; weed, slug, and insect control; soil and water quality; and economics with the goals of optimizing farm productivity while conserving nutrients, soil, energy, and off-farm inputs, and minimizing pest populations and greenhouse gas emissions. For a project description, see: http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/areas/crop-ecology-and-management/cropping-systems The postdoctoral researcher will be actively engaged in most aspects of the research and will coordinate daily research activities, data management, and multi-criteria systems analysis in conjunction with the project management team. He/she will also have the opportunity to lead research on a specific aspect of the funded project. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the opportunity for renewal. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in agronomy, agroecology, plant or ecosystem science, soil science, weed science, entomology, or related fields. Applicants must submit a cover letter,C.V., transcripts, a statement of research interests, and list of references. Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/69587 For further information contact Dr. Heather Karsten, Dept. of Plant Science, firstname.lastname@example.org. |
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