Assistant Professor OF Forest Pathology & Forest Health – State University of New York

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The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry invites applications for an academic-year (10 mo) tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Forest Pathology and Forest Health to contribute to supporting Forest Health in the northeastern United States and beyond through substantial participation in the College’s Tree Restoration Center ( We seek a teacher-scholar with a strong commitment to both scholarship and engaging students in the classroom and through research mentorship at the undergraduate, MS, and PhD levels. The successful candidate will be expected to build an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program in forest pathology with specialization in one or more of the following areas: integration of molecular biology, physiology, and ecology in disease development, disease resistance including development of transgenic or gene-edited plants, tree physiology as related to pathogen defense, genomics of tree pathogens, tree disease epidemiology, emergent epiphytotics, and forest health monitoring. Expertise in field diagnosis (natural history) and management of forest diseases is desirable. A strong interest in collaborative research with faculty in Environmental Biology, as well as within the College, is expected.

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