PostdoC: Tri-Institutional Molecular Mycology and Pathogenesis Training Program (Tri-I MMPTP)

The TRI-I MMPTP (Research Triangle, North Carolina) have ONE open fellowship slot to start as early as 8/1/20 and applications are now being accepted for the slot to be filled on a rolling basis.  As a reminder, since this is a T32 program the fellows must be US citizens or permanent residents.  Fellows placed on the training grant can receive up to 3 years of fellowship support. 

A diverse set of faculty across 3 universities (UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, NC State) working on molecular mycology from plant pathology, animal disease, pathogenesis, evolution, cellular and molecular biology of fungi https://mmptp.mgm.duke.edu/faculty/.

Updated information about the program, our long successful history, and application specifics can all be found on our website: https://mmptp.mgm.duke.edu/

To plan ahead, we are also anticipating having TWO additional open slots to start next year on 8/1/21.

If you have interested applicants, please have them email me directly at: bill.steinbach@duke.edu

Job: Plant Pathologist USDA/ARS – Frederick, Maryland

A position for a permanent full-time research Plant Pathologist is available. This is at a GS-0434-12 level with a salary range of $86,335.00 to $112,240.00 per year. The scientist would conduct research on emerging oomycete plant pathogens that threaten U.S. agriculture. Some research will be conducted in a Biological Safety Level 3 Plant Pathogen Containment Facility and requires a background investigation.

Interviews will be conducted by Zoom and in all likelihood the successful candidate will begin work by teleworking.

Dr. Nina Shishkoff
Foreign Disease/Weed Science Research Unit
1301 Ditto Ave. Frederick MD 21702
301-619-2877

Research Plant Pathologist
Announcement Open: 6/1/2020 – 6/15/2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit (FDWSRU) located on Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland is seeking highly qualified candidates for a permanent full-time Research Plant Pathologist, at a GS-0434-12 level with a salary range of $86,335.00 to $112,240.00 per year. This position conducts research on emerging oomycete plant pathogens that threaten U.S. agriculture. Some research will be conducted in a Biological Safety Level 3 Plant Pathogen Containment Facility and requires a background investigation. To apply, see vacancy announcement ARS-D20-10821210-EL at the USAJOBS Website (www.usajobs.gov) and follow the application directions provided.

U.S. citizenship is required. Applications must be received by 6/15/2020

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.