Post-doc, fungal ecology and epidemiology

Harald Scherm scherm at
Tue Sep 16 06:20:19 EST 1997


Post-doctoral position in fungal epidemiology and ecology available 
immediately in the Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, 
Athens. The project will focus on the development and evaluation of new 
management strategies for peach brown rot (caused by Monilinia fructicola) 
utilizing 1) more accurate prediction of disease pressure during the pre- and 
postharvest intervals based on assessment of latent infection by M. 
fructicola; and 2) evaluation of synergistic interactions in fungicide 
mixtures for economical disease control and resistance management.

Ph.D. in Plant Pathology or related discipline required. Candidates must have 
a strong background in ecology and epidemiology of plant pathogens and 
experience in fungal taxonomy and identification. Skills are required in 
statistics, writing projects and journal articles, teamwork, and project 

Please send application letter summarizing research experience, together with 
CV, relevant reprints, and names of three references to:

Dr. Harald Scherm
University of Georgia
Department of Plant Pathology
Plant Sciences Building
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706/542-1258; Fax: 706/542-1262
E-mail: scherm at

The position is currently funded for two years. Application deadline: until 
position is filled.

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