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Postdoctoral Researcher (USDA NIFA SCRI CleanSEED Project)
LSU Agricultural and A&M College

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Researcher (USDA NIFA SCRI CleanSEED Project)
University LSU Agricultural and A&M College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department East Baton Rouge Parish
Application Deadline Feb. 28, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Plant Pathology
    Agricultural - General


Work Location: LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

Position Description: We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to participate in a multi-disciplinary team of research and extension scientists working to enhance and improve a national clean foundation seed (CFS) program for sweet potato. To meet the project goals, the successful candidate will work to 1develop best practices (BPs) for efficient CFS production in both the lab and greenhouse, develop new technological innovations to determine the presence of viruses and vectors in the field, and determine BPs that minimize virus inoculum and reinfection rates. 

Qualification Requirements: PhD in Plant Pathology, Entomology, or related discipline. Experience in plant virology or plant virus vector epidemiology is preferred. Proven ability in diligent documentation, record-keeping, and reporting of experimental data is required. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to work closely with other researchers in participating universities. 

Salary and Benefits: This is a fully funded position for up to four years, but yearly continuation depends on satisfactory job performance. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee A

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