Postdoctoral Research Associate, general plant pathology, WSU, USA

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be conducting research aimed to investigate the resistance/susceptibility of new potential apple pollinizers to several pathogens including Neofabraea perennans, Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis, Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens, and Erwinia amylovora.

The incumbent will conduct inoculation and re-isolation of the pathogens and assess symptoms of infection, and will be expected to collect and analyze data and maintain excellent research records. The associate will be expected to summarize results, prepare reports and presentations for conferences, and write scientific manuscripts for publication.

 

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