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Assistant Specialist-DiCaprio Lab

October 18, 2022
Candidates qualified for the Assistant Specialist position should have a Master’s degree in the area of food science, food safety, microbiology, or related field, or expertise consistent with four to six years of training and/or experience in the relevant area of research and specialization, or possession of a relevant baccalaureate degree plus three or more years of research experience.

Junior Specialist in the Wang Lab

June 08, 2022

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of research projects in a Biosafety Level II Laboratory. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. The role of this position is to provide specialized expertise in microbial food safety research projects of the laboratory of the Principal Investigator Dr. Luxin Wang.

Junior Specialist - Mills Lab

June 01, 2022

Number of position: 2

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. We’re seeking a Junior Specialist to join our research team studying the gut microbiome.

Junior Specialist in the Marco Lab

June 01, 2022

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. We are seeking a Junior Specialist to join our research team studying food and gut microbiomes. 

Heard it Through the Grapevine

May 27, 2022
Welcome to Luis Diaz-Garcia! 

The Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis is excited to announce that Luis Diaz-Garcia will be joining the department as a new faculty member and grape breeder, starting July 1, 2022! Welcome to UC Davis V&E! Ted Rieger has written a nice introduction to Luis, which can be found here.
 

Junior Specialist - Mills Lab - JPF04792

May 12, 2022

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. We’re seeking a Junior Specialist to join our research team studying the gut microbiome. Our team is interested in understanding the relationship between gut health and diet. Specifically, our research focuses on the fundamental biology of keystone bacteria that colonize animal gastrointestinal tracts.

Junior Specialist - Harris Lab

February 08, 2022
The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of research projects in a Biosafety Level II Laboratory. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. The role of this position is to provide specialized expertise in microbial food safety research projects of the laboratory of the Principal Investigator Dr. Linda J. Harris. The Junior Specialist is actively and significantly engaged in research involving isolation and characterization of foodborne pathogens (Salmonella, shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and Listeria monocytogenes) from environmental and food samples as part of a project that seeks to understand the prevalence and distribution of foodborne pathogens in the produce growing environment and in harvested products. The Junior Specialist is responsible for setting up and executing experiments and conducting quality control and data management procedures. The Junior Specialist will have the opportunity to have creative input into the design of and selection of experiments to meet the study objectives. They will also assist with routine day-to-day lab duties including lab safety duties, supplies acquisition, and will lead undergraduate assistants.

Junior Specialist - Taha Lab

January 19, 2022
This position of Junior Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, or with research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. Junior Specialists are required to be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results. Junior Specialists are also expected to review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications as applicable, related to their research area of expertise. When possible (and finding permitting), Junior Specialists may participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations.

Junior Specialist

November 17, 2021
APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: November 17th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Dec 6, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

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JUNIOR SPECIALIST POSITION DESCRIPTION

Post-Doc Scholar, Spang Lab

September 23, 2021
We are recruiting for a Post-Doctoral Scholar (or “Post-Doc”) to help lead and contribute to a UC Davis research project examining use of a community-scale Anaerobic Digester (AD) to convert a community’s organic food waste into renewable electricity, heat, and fertilizer. The project is in collaboration with Biodico Sustainable Biorefineries, Impact Bioenergy, and Lineage Logistics under a grant from the California Energy Commission. The UC Davis faculty leads on the project include Dr. Edward Spang (Food Science and Technology) and Dr. Chris Simmons (Food Science and Technology).

Junior Specialist - Barile Lab

September 13, 2021
This position of Junior Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, or with research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. Junior Specialists are required to be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results. Junior Specialists are also expected to participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations as well as review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications as applicable related to their research area of expertise.