8AM - 5PM
$32,656 - $37,835
Under the direction of the Associate Research Scientist and the Citrus Clonal Protection Program Director, this position will assist with the execution of the CDFA "Citrus Nursery Stock Pest Cleanliness Program", the pathogen testing for the introduction of citrus varieties under quarantine, and the performance of ongoing research projects at the CCPP.
Biological sciences background
Proven experience with database, barcoding, and LIMS software
Availability for overnight travel
Capacity for field work (sample and fruit collection)
Bilingual (Spanish) - Ability to interpret letters, documents and phone calls
Proven experience with woody perennial plant molecular diagnostics (nucleic acid preparation, PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR)
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
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