Assistant Professor of Urban Plant Scien
The Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Urban Plant Science. The successful candidate should focus on translating fundamental plant biology and/or ecological concepts in the context of urban ecosystem functioning and sustainability in built environments. Potential areas of research could include, but are not limited to; ecology, forestry, horticulture, or agriculture, in the urban environment. This is an academic year (9-month), tenure track, Assistant Professor position that includes the expectation of mission-oriented research and outreach relevant to the California Agricultural Experiment Station (AES).

The successful candidate will join a dynamic Plant Sciences department, routinely ranked #1 globally with many opportunities to collaborate with departmental and other colleagues who have expertise in environmental horticulture and urban ecology, landscape architecture and urban planning, ecosystem restoration and management, crop production and management, plant physiology and genetics, post-harvest biology, and controlled environment agriculture. This position is a part of the College Integrated Research and Education (CIRE-2) proposal entitled “Urban Landscapes in a Changing World: Integrating Plant Ecology and Sustainable Design” with a second position located in the Department of Human Ecology.

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Astrid Volder
University of California, Davis
Department of Plant Sciences One Shields Ave
Davis, 95616