Assistant Professor in Field Crop Pathology

Area of Focus:

Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Field Crop Pathology


The Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph is seeking qualified applicants for a Faculty Position located at the Ridgetown, Ontario, Campus.

Position Title:  Assistant Professor, Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Field Crop Pathology


  • A PhD in Plant Pathology or a closely related field
  • Strong research background in plant pathology
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to develop presentations for diverse audiences (e.g., diploma students, graduate students, industry stakeholders, producers)
  • Ability to collaborate and engage with industry and growers to develop practical solutions
  • Potential to excel at teaching at the diploma level in field crop pathology as well as in other related disciplines at the diploma, undergraduate, or graduate levels
  • Ability to incorporate relevant, practical on-farm experience into teaching methods

Application Deadline:  August 1, 2023 (or until a suitable candidate is found)

For more information and application instructions, please refer to the position posting at the University’s Faculty and Recruitment website:


Ridgetown Campus
120 Main St E, Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0