Research Associate

Location
Pullman
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Research Associate

Employee Type: Faculty

Position Number: 69687

Work Location: Pullman

Summary of Duties:
The College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University seeks an associate in research to study plant susceptibility to plant parasitic nematodes. This position is in the Department of Plant Pathology. Position responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following: 1) Assist in planning and designing nematode bioassays in potatoes and Arabidopsis; 2) Conduct greenhouse and laboratory research on plants infected with root-knot nematodes under different plant growing conditions; 4) Tabulate, collate, summarize, and analyze data and maintain records; and 5) Prepare verbal and written reports of results to supervisor for review and use.

Required Qualifications:
A Master’s Degree in plant pathology, plant science, nematology, or a related discipline. Applicants should have working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and Powerpoint), demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, proven ability to work independently and to work in teams, and demonstrated ability to function with minimal supervision.

Posting Open Date: 07/10/2018

Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To apply, visit https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/39142

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

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