The Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time position that will provide leadership for a nationally recognized research and outreach program that supports the pesticide registration needs of agriculture in the state. This position serves as the National Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4) Field Center Director for Oregon-working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Oregon Department of Agriculture, commodity commissions and associations, and registrants to identify pesticide needs in agriculture, conduct GLP residue field trials, and conduct appropriate efficacy and crop safety field trials leading to product registrations.
A Masters’s degree is required in horticulture, crop science, entomology, plant pathology, weed science, or related fields with demonstrated expertise in research and outreach community education related to agricultural crop production and management. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The position is based at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC) located in Aurora, OR.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 19, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants. See the full job posting online here.