The Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University seeks 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—about 90 minutes north of Corvallis, OR and Oregon State University’s main campus. The Willamette Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. Surrounding communities are regularly listed among the most livable small towns, and the dynamic city of Portland is less than 25 miles away. Aurora, OR is 90 minutes from the Pacific Ocean to the west and 90 minutes to the east is the nation’s only year-around skiing on Mt. Hood. The Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University includes over 48 nationally and world renowned faculty who explore a diverse range of questions and topics related to horticultural systems.
Find the full position description, application instructions, and the online submission portal here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/25368
For full consideration applications must be received by June 19, 2016 and the position will close July 3, 2016.