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Assistant Professional Researcher

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Applicants are invited for a full-time position at the University of California, Riverside as an Assistant Professional Researcher beginning January 1, 2019 in the Botany & Plant Sciences Department. Applications are welcome from those with a Ph.D. in agronomy, horticulture, or plant science with emphasis in turfgrass water conservation and salinity management, and a minimum of three years postdoctoral experience.

To Apply: Application materials for this position should be submitted through Please provide a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will begin October 18, 2018. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Jim Baird, Turfgrass Specialist, University of California, Riverside – For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Eric Chong, Academic Personnel at Additional information about the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences can be found at

The University of California is an Equal pportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Advancement through the Professional Researcher ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)