Pathology Diagnostics for Scion’s Forest Health Reference Laboratory

In this role you will be responsible for supporting two major national biosecurity surveillance programmes bydiagnosing samples of woody plantswith pathology symptoms. You will be given scope to develop our fungal culture collectionsand mycological herbarium andinitiate taxonomic and mycological research that arises from the diagnostic service. The role will involve engagement with external stakeholders, funding agencies and holders of other collections in New Zealand. The ideal candidate will have experience in performing identification and diagnosis of suspected fungal disorders and publishing species descriptions and disease notes. This is also an opportunity to demonstrate your organisational and planning skills.

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