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Assistant Research Professor-Forest Seedling Production & Regeneration
Auburn University


Date Posted May 30, 2023
Title Assistant Research Professor-Forest Seedling Production & Regeneration
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Research Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Entomology
    Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
    Agricultural - General
    Plant Pathology
    Horticulture
    Forest Ecology & Management
 
 

Job Description Summary

The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences seeks an Assistant Research Professor with a specialty in Forest Seedling Production and Regeneration. Participate in ongoing research and technology transfer program involving industry, state, and private forest-tree bareroot and container seedling nurseries. Engage actively in research, collection and statistical analysis of data, development of experimental designs and/or protocols that address Nursery Cooperative priorities. In the past this has included methyl bromide alternatives, fertility trials, fungicidal tests, seedling cultural trials, weed control, biological treatments, etc. Teach undergraduate/graduate course that focuses on seedling regeneration and production in the Southern United States. Participate in writing research reports, technical notes and Newsletter articles for Nursery Cooperative Members. Participate in presentations at Nursery Cooperative meetings and at regional or national meetings of relevance. Will be required to travel to nursery field sites across the southeastern U.S. to install experiments, collect data and serve as a liaison with Nursery Cooperative Members in a limited diagnostic capacity (Less than 10% travel). Work with the EPAUSDA and APHIS to address the needs of Cooperative Members with respect to pesticide issues.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) PhD with at least one degree in forestry, horticulture or agronomy or closely related field at the time employment begins (A degree or specialization in plant pathology, plant physiology or entomology is desired); and
(2) 24 months Nursery research experience.


Desired Qualifications

• A degree or specialization in plant pathology, plant physiology or entomology.

 
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