This is a continuous job opening, allowing faculty members/PIs to review and interview applicants as funding comes available. The position will remain open from June 2022 - June 2023.
Duties and Responsibilities: Positions available in the Department of Plant Pathology may be in the areas of plant pathogens, virus and phytoplasma diseases, molecular biology and gene mapping, cloning of plant disease response genes, epidemiology, microbial ecology, blo-control, cereal rusts, forest pathology, population genetics, bacterial diseases, air pollutants, mycotoxins, nematology, diseases of vegetables and ornamentals, urban pathology, mycology, wild rice, electron optics, computers, diseases of small grains, resistance to plant pathogens, turfgrass diseases, potato diseases, and soybean cropping systems and disease management.
Note: These positions are contingent upon availability of funding. All applications are reviewed when such openings occur. Duration of appointment, position and salary vary according to funding and qualifications of candidate. Postings typically vary from three months to one year, but may last up to three years. The starting salary begins at $47,476 for 12-month, 100% time appointments. The starting salary may be higher, commensurate with experience and funding. The Department of Plant Pathology, maintains a file of applications from candidates for temporary part-time and full-time research positions on a continuous basis. These temporary positions are available to persons holding an earned doctorate degree in Plant Pathology or a closely related field and possessing applicable research experience.
Appointment percentages are between 50-100%.
These temporary positions are periodically available to individuals holding an earned Ph.D. degree and applicable training and/or experience. The positions vary in areas of specialization depending on availability of funding and are either full or part-time.
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