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Cooperative Extension Assistant Specialist Position in Plant Pathology

May 6

Written by: SuperUser Account
5/6/2014 6:32 AM 

Cooperative Extension Assistant Specialist Position in Plant Pathology. Applications are invited for a Cooperative Extension (CE) Plant Pathology Specialist at the Assistant level (rank and step based on education and experience). The position is 75% (CE)/25% OR with an academic career-track, 11-month appointment in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California, Riverside. The position will be available starting July 1, 2014. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree in plant pathology or a closely related discipline and a record of research productivity. This position is to address diagnosis, etiology, epidemiology, and management of diseases of vegetables (e.g., cole, cucurbit, solanaceous, lettuce, etc.), melons, and strawberries in California. The incumbent is expected to develop productive working relationships with research counterparts, UCCE County and regionally based Advisors and Specialists, commodity group representatives, chemical and biological industry personnel, state and federal agricultural agencies, and non-government organizations. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the development of an innovative applied research and educational extension program. Research should emphasize relevant sustainable and integrated disease management strategies that will complement the extension program and lead to scholarly contributions. Applications must be submitted on-line at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00136. A current curriculum vita (CV), statements of both extension and research interests and goals, and three letters of reference should be included in the application. Questions may be directed to: Dr. James E. Adaskaveg, Chair, Extension Specialist Search Committee Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0122. Phone/Fax: 951-827-3880. Other Contact: Wendy Alvarez, Administrative Assistant 951-827-3598. E-mail addresses: jim.adaskaveg@ucr.edu; wendy.alvarez@ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin on June 9, 2014. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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