Endowed Chair of Tree Fruit Soil and Rhizosphere Science – Position 121694 The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS) through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences (CSS) seeks a current or emerging leader in basic and applied research on soil-plant interactions to serve as a core member of our tree fruit research and extension team. The endowed chair will build an internationally renowned soil and rhizosphere research program that enhances the competitiveness of the Washington apple, cherry, pear and stone fruit industries. This position is supported by a $2.0 million endowment made possible by a recent and historic, $32 million investment from the state’s tree fruit growers to support tree fruit research and extension at Washington State University.Washington State is recognized globally as a premier tree fruit production region, with more than 230,000 acres of tree fruits statewide providing an annual economic impact of more than $8 billion. Over a third of the state’s fruit production is exported worldwide. The Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC) is situated in one of the most agriculturally diverse regions in the U.S., where long, warm summer days, cool nights, low precipitation, and fertile soils make ideal conditions for irrigated fruit production, as well as other high-value horticultural crops.The Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Soil and Rhizosphere Science is directly responsible to the Chair of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and the IAREC Director. This position will be located at the Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC) in Prosser, WA. For the complete job description, click here. For more information, including the minimum/required qualifications, and to apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Screening of applications will begin July 9. Scientific Assistant Senior – Position 40450 The Clean Plant Center Northwest (CPCNW) at Washington State University in Prosser, WA, is seeking candidates for the position of a Scientific Assistant Senior to manage the day-to-day operations of the Tissue culture and Therapy services program within the CPCNW, reporting to the Director, and working with the Business, Diagnostic, and Production Managers to ensure an efficient tow of material through the virus elimination process. For the complete job description, click here. For more information, including the minimum/required qualifications, and to apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Position is open until filled.
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