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Assistant Specialist AP 21-02

County Location: Fresno County

Date Posted: February 18, 2021
Closing Date: March 25, 2021

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Location headquarters - Fresno and Parlier, California

The Assistant Specialist for Fresno County will work under the supervision of the Small Farms and Specialty Crops Advisor to coordinate research and extension activities related to nutrient management, irrigation, soil health, and organic production of Southeast Asian and other specialty crops as part of the small farms extension program in Fresno County. This position will focus on two grant-funded research projects: 1) research on fertilizer and irrigation practices for moringa in the San Joaquin Valley; and 2) research on nitrogen uptake in moringa, lemongrass, and bok choy.

SALARYThe salary will be in the Assistant Specialist Rank, Step 1.   For information regarding the Assistant Specialist series salary scales, please refer to:  https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2021/2020-21-academic-salary-program/t24-b.pdf

The Assistant Specialist position is a non-career track position.  The position is a one-year renewable term appointment with a merit cycle every two years.

How to Apply

If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #21-02)

Closing Date: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by March 25, 2021.