Postdoctoral Scholar
Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center
Central Point, OR

Closing Date:

February 1, 2020

Job Address:

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center
569 Hanley Rd
Central Point, OR 97502

Job Description:

Applications are invited for a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE) postdoctoral scholar position at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) at Oregon State University (OSU). The successful applicant will manage the Southern Oregon portion of a federally-funded multi-state research project investigating the ecobiology and sustainable management of Grapevine Red Blotch Disease. Specifically, the incumbent will independently conduct and manage transdisciplinary research in the fields of grapevine ecophysiology, virology, and entomology in the context of Southern Oregon wine grape production.

Position Requirements:

The incumbent will assist and collaborate with researchers in the viticulture, plant pathology, and entomology programs at SOREC. Duties will include designing and implementing research trials at vineyard field sites, field data collection, sample processing and laboratory analyses, insect population monitoring, conducting on-farm demonstrations, and publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals.

Additional Information:
Anticipated start date is March 30, 2020. The position is funded for 2.5 years with a possible extension to 3 years, depending on funding.

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