The Plant Pathology group at DuPont Pioneer is an integral support team to our product development and commercial business efforts. This Plant Pathology Scientist position will be a key contributor to a research team that provides a plant disease center of excellence for the organization, including but not limited to the following areas: disease characterization and phenotyping, plant disease diagnostics, inoculum production, phytosanitary support, and research efforts to improve crop disease control methods through genetic resistance, pathogen control, fungicidal control or other best management practices. Continue reading
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension invites applications for a full-time, fiscal-year, continuing contract eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Extension Professor – Extension Plant Pathologist, effective July 1, 2017. This position will be housed at the University of Maine in Orono and will affiliate with the Maine Food & Agricultural Center on campus. This position will develop and conduct educational programs and applied research projects throughout the state with an emphasis on identifying, preventing and managing plant diseases. The agricultural industries in Maine which this position will address is comprised of small fruit, tree fruit, vegetable and grain producers, the ornamental horticulture industry as well as clients involved in consumer horticulture. An Assistant Extension Professor works with other Extension faculty, advisory boards and commodity associations to offer programs addressing the educational needs of Maine farmers, growers and gardeners.