Positions/Opportunities

University of New Hampshire | Assistant Professor of Horticultural Plant Breeding
We seek a tenure-track faculty member with demonstrated expertise in the area of plant genetic improvement to join an interdisciplinary department of colleagues committed to enhancing the sustainability of the farm-to-forkto-human wellness continuum through teaching and engaged research activities. The appointee is expected to develop an externally funded, nationally recognized research program focused on the applied genetic improvement of horticultural crops relevant to our agroecoregion and beyond. Bringing genome-enabled trait development and breeding strategies to bear, the successful candidate is expected to work on horticultural crop improvement to enhance crop adaptation to present and future climactic conditions, tolerance to evolving biotic stresses, and marketable qualities. The ideal candidate will be equipped to characterize and improve targeted biochemical determinants of culinary and nutritional quality.
More information – https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/39508

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Seeking MS And PhD Students For Pulse Breeding And Genetics Laboratory, McGill University

The Pulse Breeding and Genetics Laboratory (www.pulsebreeding.ca) at McGill University is seeking MS and PhD students to work on projects on phenomics of pulse crops and statistical modelling for the acceleration of improvement of quantitative traits. Suggested start date is Fall 2022. Project includes international travel to conferences and team meetings. For those interested, please contact Dr. Valerio Hoyos-Villegas ([email protected])

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Assistant Professor, U of M
The Department of Plant Science at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of plant genomics and genetics. The candidate will lead a research program in Brassica genetics and genomics, and conduct both basic and applied research in the same area. The position start date is January 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome 

Plant-Microbe Lab Project Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the Plant-Microbe Lab under the supervision of Dr. Malinda Thilakarathna at the University of Alberta. Our current research program is focused on beneficial microorganisms, soil amendments, biotic and abiotic factors on field crop production and soil health.

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Industry Chair in Integrated Forage Management and Utilization
Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a full-time continuing status position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, jointly held in the Departments of Animal and Poultry Science and Plant Sciences (primary academic home to be determined following the interview). This industry chair is jointly funded by the Beef Cattle Research Council, the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, and the Global Institute for Food Security. As an industry-funded Chair, the position is approximately 50% research, 20% teaching, 20% extension and 10% administration. 

Full Posting – Industry Chair in Integrated Forage Management and Utilization

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Assistant or Associate Professor – Crop Protection Chair
The Department of Plant Science at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level as the Faculty’s Crop Protection Chair (Weed Management) to expand the current agronomic research capacity of the University. Salary and rank will be dependent on qualifications. The candidate will lead and expand a research program in the area of weed management as it applies to Western Canadian crop and crop-livestock production systems,conducting both basic and applied research. The position start date is September 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Full Posting – Assistant or Associate Professor – Crop Protection Chair

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