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Research Associate Weed Science Horticulture with Oregon State University Horticulture in This position is based at the main University of campus in Corvallis, Oregon

Type of position research associate
Employer Oregon State University Horticulture
Description of Employer Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State’s beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America’s best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Location This position is based at the main University of campus in Corvallis, Oregon
Description of Location Corvallis is nestled in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, within 90 minutes of the bustling Portland metropolitan area, the rugged beauty of the Cascade Mountains, and the spectacular Oregon Coast.
Salary Commensurable with experience
Benefits https://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/prospective-employee
Closing date of competition August 1, 2023.
Date position available Fall 2023
Description of duties

This position will contribute to the development of integrated weed management in perennial horticultural crops in Oregon with emphasis on non-chemical weed control. Field studies involving integrated weed management approaches in conventional and organic production systems in Oregon will be conducted. The incumbent will work collaboratively with other faculty across the state and participate in team-directed research efforts across integrated areas of emphasis that include weed management practices.

Qualifications sought
Ph.D. in weed science, agronomy, or horticulture.
Experience managing field-based pest management research projects.
Must have or be able to obtain an Oregon Pesticide Applicator license within six months of the start date and maintain it throughout employment.
Demonstrated communication, writing, and quantitative skills.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Previous publication record in peer-reviewed, international journals.
Contact for additional information Marcelo Moretti [email protected]
Application procedure  
Submit what 1) A Curriculum Vitae; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

Submit to https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/139896