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with IPPC

Faculty Research Assistant
Integrated Plant Protection Center
Department of Horticulture, Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology

There are no open positions with the Integrated Plant Protection Center at this time.

Integrated Plant Protection Center - The Integrated Plant Protection Center (IPPC) is dedicated to developing, fostering, and supporting effective, economically sustainable pest management with lower costs to human health and the environment. The IPPC conducts research and outreach in state, national and international settings. Two important programs within the IPPC are the Pest Management Strategic Plans (PMSP) and the Pesticide Safety Education (PSEP) Programs. These programs are responsible for the development of PMSPs for PNW food commodities, and organizing PSEP educational events.

University & Community - OSU is one of only two American universities to hold the Land-, Sea-, Sun- and Space-Grant designations and is the only Oregon institution recognized for its "very high research activity" (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. OSU is comprised of 11 academic colleges with strengths in natural resources, earth dynamics and sustainability, life sciences, entrepreneurship and the arts and sciences.  OSU has facilities and/or programs in every county in the state, including 12 regional experiment stations, 41 county extension offices, a branch campus in Bend, a major marine science center in Newport, and a range of programs and facilities in Portland. OSU is Oregon's largest public research university, conducting more than 60 percent of the research funded throughout the state's university system.

OSU is located in Corvallis, a community of 53,000 people situated in the Willamette Valley between Portland and Eugene. Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, the rugged Cascade and Coast Ranges, and the urban amenities of the Portland metropolitan area are all within a 100 mile drive of Corvallis. Approximately 15,700 undergraduate and 3,400 graduate students are enrolled at OSU, including 2,600 U.S. students of color and 950 international students.  The university has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism and community. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that include members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. OSU provides outstanding
leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and building community.

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OSU is an AA/EOE, and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.

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