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Post-doctoral Research Associate - Citrus Breeding and Genetics 60730000 - AG-CREC-LAKE ALFRED Polk
The successful candidate will participate in a study aimed to understand the mechanism of HLB tolerance in the Australian Finger Lime and other wild citrus species and relatives. A strong background in bioinformatics and a passion for working with plants is necessary for this position.
OPS Greenhouse Worker 60730000 - AG-CREC-LAKE ALFRED Polk
Our research program, located in Lake Alfred Florida, has a part-time OPS position for Greenhouse work. An ideal candidate will have experience working in a greenhouse or plant nursery. Hours are 8:00am-12:00am with some flexibility. $12-15 depending on experience.
OPS Greenhouse/Lab Tech 60731000 - AG-CREC-ENTOMOLOGY Polk
A position in an entomology laboratory is immediately available in the Department of Entomology at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center in the lab of Dr. Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski. for motivated current undergraduate or recent graduates (AA/BS), preferably with experience in biological or horticultural sciences. This can be part-time during the school year, but prefer full time availability, especially during the summer. For part time, applicants whose course schedule allows for at least three 8 hour days during class semesters are preferred. The work involves ongoing research projects pertaining to the biology and management of citrus insect pests. The position will involve greenhouse and lab components. The individual fulfilling this position is expected to assist in the maintenance of plant and insect cultures. Other responsibilities include collection of data related to research objectives, including PCR detection of insect and plant genes and maintenance of cell lines. Applicants must exhibit willingness to learn new techniques as needed. This full-time position can start immediately. The position is located at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Extension Center, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Lake Alfred, FL. Interested candidates may submit curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, and cover letter to Dr. Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski via email to The University of Florida is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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