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Openings in the UF/IFAS Department of Plant Pathology will be posted here



Plant Diagnostic Center - Multiple Positions - Gainesville, FL

Hourly lab, teaching, and extension positions available.

These hourly (OPS) positions are entry level work in the Gainesville main campus plant disease diagnostic laboratory.

Laboratory duties include (but are not limited to): maintenance of glassware (cleaning, autoclaving, etc.), greenhouse plant care, culture media preparation, sterile technique (plating), triage support to laboratory personnel, computer work (download/upload photos, logging in samples, etc.), and contact with extension clientele. The successful candidates will be trained for all duties, with all training provided by lab personnel. This is an opportunity to learn techniques used in research, commercial, and diagnostic laboratories, as well as experience extension service to growers, extension faculty, and other extension clientele and contacts.

Teaching assistant position will assist Dr. Carrie Harmon with online course development in Canvas and in-course facilitation Summer A and Fall semesters.

Long-term employment is possible.


Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology - Everglades Research and Education Center - Belle Glade, FL

This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 60-70% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service) and 30-40% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station), available at the Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Tenure will accrue in the Department of Plant Pathology.   

Graduate Assistantships

UF Plant Pathology is actively recruiting for highly-competitive graduate assistantships in several areas of research. Application deadline is December 1.