The announcement for my position in Applied Mycology at Montana State University has been released.  If you are a potential applicant and have questions, you can email me (Cathy Cripps) at

Read the full announcement here.

Duties and Responsibilities

We seek a highly qualified and enthusiastic mycologist to contribute to our programs in the Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology Department at Montana State University. The appointment is 60% research, 30% teaching, and 10% service.

This full time, 9-month academic year tenure-track position requires that the successful candidate develop a nationally competitive research program directed at solving issues in mycology relevant to Montana and the region and that addresses Montana State University’s Grand Challenges (

Possible research areas include but are not limited to fungal biology and genomics, fungal biochemistry/toxicology, forest pathology, myco-culture, and fermentation science. The successful individual will support their research with extramural funding and publish original research in refereed journals and other appropriate venues.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills  

Ph.D. in plant pathology, mycology, or related field at time of appointment.

Potential for excellence in teaching.

Potential for excellence in research and a publication record commensurate with career level.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other teachers and scientists.

How to Apply

Apply through this page