Job Postings

Plant Pathology related positions posted here regularly.

ISK Biosciences Corporation

Field Development & Technical Services Representative (Fungicides)– Concord, Ohio

Manage field development (including trial management) of ISK fungicide active ingredients while developing and communicating competitive positioning across all opportunity markets. Upon request, execute technical services of ISK fungicides and cooperate with distribution partners to create a process for ISK's products to be chosen by growers.

Duties Include:

  • Define development needs. Prepare and submit field development budget draft and discuss with ISK Biosciences to meet those needs.
  • Locate cooperators, develop trial protocols, and implement trials approved under the field development budget or as otherwise requested by ISK.
  • Obtain field trial reports, review, analyze and when appropriate, prepare reports and executive report presentations detailing the results.
  • Provide the regulatory group with the use patterns and rates necessary for the development and implementation of field residue studies.
  • Write label use instructions in cooperation with Regulatory.
  • Become technical expert of Fungicides, and work with marketing and distribution companies to assure common understanding of product performance and positioning in the market.
  • Provide feedback to Marketing on product performance in comparison to potential competitors and in relation to market.
  • Represent the company at professional and industry meetings.
  • Represent the company on fungicide resistance action committees.


Posted April 17, 2019

University of Florida - Plant Pathology

Assistant Professor (Post harvest Pathology)– Gainesville, FL

This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 70% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 30% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), available in the Department of Plant Pathology, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida.  This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit.  The successful candidate will develop a vibrant, competitively funded research program focusing on host-pathogen interactions affecting postharvest specialty crop diseases.  It is expected that the candidate will generate novel approaches to disease management using all appropriate technologies, including functional genomics and biotechnology.  The incumbent will also develop an effective extension program that facilitates reduction of disease losses in fruits and vegetables.  Tenure will accrue in the Department of Plant Pathology The faculty member will participate actively in undergraduate education and graduate education by chairing graduate committees, serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, supervising undergraduate research, and publishing the results with his/her graduate students.  The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding actively to support his/her program.  The faculty member will engage in Extension activities in his or her program area.  

The successful candidate will participate actively in undergraduate and graduate education by chairing and serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis, dissertation and undergraduate research, and publishing research results with students. Faculty are encouraged to participate in professional development activities related to teaching and advising and may teach courses and seminars.

Because of the IFAS land-grant mission, all faculty are expected to be supportive of and engaged in all three mission areas—Research, Teaching and Extension—regardless of the assignment split specified in the position description.


Posted March 6, 2019