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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: Texas A&M University
Location: Weslaco, Texas, United States
Duties: Responsible for study, design, completion, and analysis of field trials; Responsible for collecting ground and UAS data; UAS image data processing and extraction using GIS software; Summarize, compile and analyze data for publication in peer review journals and conferences; Perform other duties that may be assigned by project leader; Install, operate and/or repair research equipment; Other duties as assigned
Requirements: PhD in Plant Science/Biology or related field; Required: Experience performing and conducting field trials; Preferred: Knowledge in plant science and plant genetics; Preferred: UAS remote sensing in agriculture
   
Text: Skip to main content Postdoctoral Research Associate Weslaco AL-RSCH Job Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Agency Texas A&M Agrilife Research Department Weslaco Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate Job Location Weslaco, Texas Job Type Staff Job Description Job Summary: Assist project leader with development and implementation of research projects related to cropping system, vegetable production, remote sensing and high throughout phenotyping using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles . Perform independent or supervisory roles in research activities requiring an advanced level of knowledge to design, plan, conduct and coordinate field trial experiments to support the vegetable initiative program. Responsible for summarizing data and preparing peer review manuscripts for publication and conferences as well as assisting in writing grant proposals and project reports. Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for study, design, completion, and analysis of field trials Responsible for collecting ground and UAS data UAS image data processing and extraction using GIS software Summarize, compile and analyze data for publication in peer review journals and conferences Perform other duties that may be assigned by project leader Install, operate and/or repair research equipment Other duties as assigned. Required Education: PhD in Plant Science/Biology or related field Experience: Required: Experience performing and conducting field trials Preferred: Knowledge in plant science and plant genetics Preferred: UAS remote sensing in agriculture Knowledge, skills, abilities: Knowledge in plant science and plant genetics Strong writing, verbal and interpersonal/communication skills Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others Work independently as a member of a multi-disciplinary team Have or be willing to get a Remote Pilot license for UAS operation All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R-025242 About Us Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff. The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special. From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here! Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154. Useful Links: Benefit Programs Retirement Cost of Living Calculator Employee Discount Program Flexible Spending Accounts University Holidays Legal Statements New Employee Orientation Prospective Employees Safety & Security Notices Training & Development USERRA Nondiscrimination Notice Follow Us © 2020 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved.
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