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Extension Crops Pathologist

Position Description

The primary responsibility of this administrative/professional position will be to support Extension Plant Pathology faculty in communicating research-based information to the public. Program development will focus primarily on diseases of agronomic crops.

The successful candidate is expected to support established Extension programs by creating web-based, print, and presentation resources that will be disseminated through Purdue Extension channels. This includes developing and presenting information on current disease issues at county-based Extension programs. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to aid in disease diagnosis, field surveys, and research projects as appropriate. This person must collaborate effectively with faculty and other staff in an interdisciplinary team addressing issues in crop production and disease management.

Candidates must have a M.S. degree in plant pathology or related field. Experience in agronomic crop disease diagnosis and disease management is preferred. Experience with web development, Adobe programs, and other computer or technological platforms is preferred. Candidates must also possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Apply online at (Job Number: 1101276). Applications must include a description of extension interests; a complete curriculum vita that includes a summary of academic and other professional experiences; and the names and contact information for three references.
For further information about this position, please contact: Kiersten Wise, .






Created at 11/14/2011 11:58 AM by Deitrich, Amy M.
Last modified at 7/31/2012 9:35 AM by Deitrich, Amy M.