Job Opportunities

Principal Assistant – Position 127482
The Principal Assistant is a key member of WSU Prosser IAREC and serves as the principal adviser to the Prosser IAREC Director/CAHNRS Assistant Dean for WSU Tri-Cities (Director/Assistant Dean). This position has delegated authority by the Director/Assistant Dean to make commitments affecting Prosser IAREC management policies and departmental operations and serves as the communications liaison with CAHNRS administration, WSU Tri-Cities administration, and external constituencies. This position requires the exercise of independent judgment, decision-making, agricultural writing abilities, and initiative in performing all duties; demonstrating a strict level of confidentiality in all matters relating to the governance and function of Prosser IAREC and the dual functions of the Director/Assistant Dean. For the complete job description, click here. For more information, including the minimum/required qualifications, and to apply, visit Position is open until July 2. 
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 Position is open until filled.
Scientific Assistant – Position 127335
This position will be involved in food safety research with connections to the growing, harvesting, packing and processing of raw agricultural commodities (e.g. tree fruits, berries, grains, pulses, and vegetables). Work is rather diverse and will consist of lab and field-based research. Travel is necessary to remote locations and will require the individual to operate a motor vehicle. Lab duties will consist of cultivating, detecting, and enumerating Biological Safety Level 2 (BSL-2) foodborne pathogens on foods and from the growing, harvesting, packing, holding, or processing environment. For the complete job description, click here. To apply, please visit Position is open until filled with the initial applicant screening taking place on May 25, 2018.

Temporary (hourly) employment positions are available throughout the year, as needed. Applicants are chosen through our application pool. To apply, submit a temporary employment application (below). Applications can be dropped off during normal business hours or emailed to


WSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, protected veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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