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Turfgrass Pathology Research Assistant

Position Description

The successful candidate will assist the principal investigator (PI) in research dealing with the etiology and management of turfgrass diseases. This position exists to support efforts in applied research and extension education involving turf disease management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Plant Biology, or related field
  • Two years of research experience on turfgrasses and turfgrass pathogens in the field and laboratory.
  • Knowledge of management and maintenance of amenity turfgrasses, especially those used for golf courses and athletic fields.
  • Knowledge of turf pathogens and experience in preparing fungal inoculum and maintaining fungal cultures.
  • Understanding of field plot design and statistical analysis of experimental data, and excellent oral and written presentation skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25-50 pounds frequently and 60 pounds occasionally.
Apply online at Purdue University (Job Number: 1200829).






Created at 6/15/2012 1:58 PM by Deitrich, Amy M.
Last modified at 7/6/2012 10:04 AM by Deitrich, Amy M.