Research Associate (Post Doc)

us: Research Associate (Post Doc) [Fixed-Term | Duties: 50% - Lab work: Isolating and culturing fungi; DNA / RNA extraction; PCR /qPCR/RT- PCR; DNA sequencing. 25% - Fieldwork: Field sampling; establishing, maintaining, and conducting field plot experiments at COAREC and other locations as necessary. 20% - Data analysis and manuscript preparation: interpretation of results, statistical analyses of data, manuscript development and publication. 5% - Project management and pofessional development: Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in training undergraduate and graduate students working in the laboratory and assisting with this project; supervise hourly employees working on the project; participate in workshops and training opportunities; assist the PI in developing grant proposals; assist in p... | Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, Mycology, or related field. The successful candidate will possess: 1) experience with traditional plant pathology and mycology techniques, including aseptic technique, pathogen isolation from environmental samples, and inoculation methods; 2) experience using, troubleshooting, and refining molecular techniques, including DNA and RNA extraction, RT- PCR and RNAseq; 3) experience establishing and conducting field- and greenhouse trials; 4) effective interpersonal skills, including ability to collaborate with a diverse team of researchers, students, and staff; 5) the ability to work independently and maintain effective attention to detail, meet deadlines, and prioritize competing demands; and; 6) act as lead and suppo... | Preferred Requirements: Experience with soilborne fungal pathogens; Experience with Allium crops; Previous postdoctoral experience; demonstrated experience presenting research at scientific and/or stakeholder meetings A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity] / Oregon State University (OSU); Corvallis, Oregon, United States / deadline December 6