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University of Manitoba Graduate Student Assistantships
The laboratory for Applied Soil Ecology at the University of Manitoba (http://soilecology.ca/; Twitter @soilecologyUMan) is seeking highly motivated and talented candidates for training leading to MSc or PhD degrees. Students will undertake graduate research to understand host and environmental preferences, yield damage, and control strategies of plant-parasitic nematodes in the Canadian Prairie Provinces. The nematodes to be examined include members of the genus Ditylenchus and Pratylenchus. Crops examined include major field, pulse and horticultural crops grown on the Canadian Prairies. The research involves microscopic and molecular identification of nematodes. Candidates will have excellent oral and written skills in English and have completed a 4-year equivalent BSc in the agricultural or natural sciences. Students with experience in nematology are encouraged to apply. Salary is $18,500/yr for two years to MSc students and $21,000/yr for four years to PhD students. Students who already have scholarships are encouraged to apply as a top-up salary is available to them. The training is funded by several government and industry sources to projects lead by the Applied Soil Ecology Laboratory. For more information on this opportunity please send a detailed CV, statement of relevant experience, availability, and list of three referees by email to Dr. Mario Tenuta, Professor of Applied Soil Ecology, firstname.lastname@example.org, please use the subject heading “Graduate Studies Nematology”.
Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology- University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking an Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology (PVL# 96133). Please find details of the position, at the following link. https://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=96133
Center Coordinator for the NSF Center for Arthropod Management Technologies
The Department of Entomology and Nematology in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at
University of Florida seeks applicants for a Center Coordinator for the Center for Arthropod Management Technologies (CAMTech). For further information and to apply please see http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/507675/research-coordinator-ii
Postdoctoral Research Associate
The Stock Lab at University of Arizona is seeking a postdoctoral associate with a focus in bacteria-nematode- insect interactions. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and conduct research in relation to entomopathogenic bacterial secretion systems and toxin production. Candidate will also be expected to supervise and mentoring of undergraduate students.
The postdoc may also have the opportunity to develop a side project in his/her area of interest, provided it fits within the general scope of the lab’s interests. For more information on the Stock Lab, visit the lab website ( Stock Lab).
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of an additional year(s) contingent upon the availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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