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MSA Jobs
By SuperUser Account on 3/23/2018 7:54 AM
Position descriptions available HERE and on the UW job site (positions 9465, 9480, 9466) at https://tinyurl.com/yd3qoag3
By SuperUser Account on 3/23/2018 7:48 AM
Description: The TENN herbarium is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented individual to join our department as the Herbarium Collections Manager. This key team member oversees the day-to-day management, preservation, and accessibility of our plant and fungal biodiversity collection, which includes specimen curation, record keeping, and monitoring specimen inflow/outflow. In addition, the Herbarium Collections Manager leads a team of undergraduate students and volunteer assistants with specimen curation and scientific outreach projects. The Herbarium Collections Manager reports to the TENN Herbarium Director, Dr. Jessica M. Budke, and collaborates with the Director and Curators to plan and implement herbarium goals, priorities, and programs.The TENN herbarium houses over 600,000 plant and fungal specimens and is one of the largest collections in the southeastern United States. The Herbarium Collections Manager supports research in the herbarium focusing on taxonomy, systematics, invasive species, conservation...
By SuperUser Account on 2/13/2018 9:01 AM

The University of Nebraska, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) is seeking candidates for head of the Plant Pathology Department – a department with an excellent faculty serving a vibrant agricultural industry. Nebraska is ranked #4 nationally in receipts from agricultural crops with the most irrigated acres of all states, and is #1 in popcorn production, #2 in ethanol production, #3 in corn production, #4 in dry bean production, and #5 in soybean production.

By SuperUser Account on 2/8/2018 12:30 PM

RANK AND NATURE OF POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor. This position is a tenure-track 12-month appointment with 80% research (LSU AgCenter) and 20% teaching responsibilities (LSU College of Agriculture).  The individual will be a faculty member of the LSU AgCenter Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology. 

WORK LOCATION: Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA

By SuperUser Account on 1/16/2018 3:08 PM
With novel single nuclei genomic tools we are able to generate genomic data from these enigmatic fungi. The candidate will annotate AM genomes generated in our lab and perform comparative genomic analyses. Topics of interest to the group include the MAT locus, copy number variation and analysis of transposable elements. Further the candidate will be involved in ongoing comparative genomic analyses of species within the Archaeorhiozomycetes.
By SuperUser Account on 1/16/2018 11:19 AM
POSITION TITLE AND DESCRIPTION: Assistant or Associate faculty position in the area of Belowground Plant Ecology/ Root Microbial Interactions. This 9-month tenure-track position will be jointly appointed in the Departments of Plant Biology (Franklin College of Arts & Sciences) and Plant Pathology (College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences) at the University of Georgia (UGA), starting January 2019. The position will have available research funds from a Haines Family Professorship endowment
By SuperUser Account on 10/19/2017 9:55 AM
Indigo is looking for an experienced microbial taxonomist to enable our effort to identify strains and develop the next generations of microbial products to improve agriculture. The applicant will have experience in morphological, biochemical and nucleic acid based methods for taxonomic identification and characterization of bacteria and/or fungi.
By SuperUser Account on 10/19/2017 7:20 AM
Applications are invited for a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Associate to study fungal biochemistry/microbiology and how some unique non-enzymatic chemistries may have evolved in saprotrophic fungi to be active in human pathogenesis. The appointee is expected to function collaboratively to explore Basidiomycota fungal mechanisms for generation of oxygen radicals through non-enzymatic pathways, and exploration of nonenzymatic pathways in pathogenicity.
By SuperUser Account on 10/19/2017 6:55 AM
The responsibilities of the department chair include: recruitment and supervision of faculty and support staff; evaluation of faculty for promotion, retention and tenure; long-range and short- term planning; management of the departmental budget; support of faculty development; promotion of excellence in teaching; coordination of efforts to recruit and retain undergraduate and graduate students representing all the diverse segments of the U.S. and international populations; promoting curricular development; maintaining clear and open communication within the Department; successfully mediating student concerns; representing the Department both within and beyond the university; communicating expectations of the university administration to the Department and some teaching of appropriate courses in the Department. This is an 11 month, 100% position.
By SuperUser Account on 10/13/2017 2:31 PM
Washington State University seeks to hire a Scientific Assistant to support the tree fruit pathology program at the Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center (TFREC), Wenatchee, Washington. The successful candidate will manage lab and orchard research programs aimed to investigate major pre- and postharvest diseases of pome fruit in the Pacific Northwest.