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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology


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Turfgrass Health - Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Department of Entomology.  More information in the Positon Description below. Initial consideration May 31, 2022.

> Position Description (pdf) 

We are the sole academic unit dedicated to plant health and plant-microbe interactions in Ohio's higher education system.

There are 15 faculty plus adjunct and courtesy faculty, staff and students located on both the Columbus campus and at the Wooster campus, which is 90 miles, or 145 km northeast of Columbus,

Department highlights

  • Undergraduate Programs for students interested in plant health careers (BS Plant Health Management), research and graduate study (BS Plant Pathology), and specialized training (Plant Pathology Minor).  > Read more
  • Courses for graduate, undergraduate and non-major students that range from general plant pathology and plant-microbe interactions to genetic engineering and society, molds and mushrooms, and psychedelic science > View Course List
  • Extension and Outreach and Engagement programs that support the needs of clients and stakeholders - OSU Extension Educators, agricultural and green industry professionals, and Ohio’s citizens.
    > Plant Pathology Extension and Outreach
  • Plant Disease Diagnostics expertise and faciltiies to enhance the nation’s ability to detect, respond and recover from a high consequence disease or pest outbreak.  >
  • International Development programs encompass research, teaching, and outreach with partners around the world. > International activities
  • Public Service activities that support the mission of the department, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, and The Ohio State University.
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