Postdoctoral position at University of California at Davis - Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change

Postdoctoral position at University of California at Davis - Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change

A postdoctoral position is available to study adaptation to climate change in an agricultural landscape in California. The work will involve specific crop-water-supply-soil adaptation case studies, issues for conservation biology, as well as integration with faculty in economics, anthropology and land use planning, and involvement with stakeholder groups to gather biophysical and socioeconomic information.
Expertise in one or more of the following methods is desirable: geography, agricultural ecology, soil science, water resources/hydrology, GIS, and or environmental economics. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in soils, hydrology, ecology, land use planning, agricultural/resource economics or related field. Excellent data analysis, writing, and organization skills are required. The position is available for 1.5 years, starting as early as January, 2010. Salary is approx. $36,000/year, depending on experience. Funding is from the California Energy Commission.
To apply, send by mail or email, a complete CV, a short summary of research interests and experience, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and names and email addresses of three references to:

Prof. Louise Jackson, Dept. of Land, Air and Water Resources
Univ. of California
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
Our lab website is http://groups.ucanr.org/jacksonlab/
For questions, call 530-754-9116 or send an email to lejackson@ucdavis.edu.
Application review will begin October 30, 2009 and will continue until the positions are filled.