The New York State IPM Program is pleased to announce the opening of 3 professional Extension Associate positions:
1. School & Turf IPM, Albany NY
2. Community IPM (with structural focus), Southeastern NY
3. Vegetable IPM, Geneva NY
To see the announcements, go to http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/.
Program Director, Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program
The Ohio State University, Department of Entomology, Columbus, OH
Application Deadline: April 26, 2013; or until a suitable candidate is identified.
Job Description: Responsibility for administrative and strategic leadership of the Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program (OPSEP) for The Ohio State University Extension and the Department of Entomology. Direct and supervise the planning, designing, and implementation of a comprehensive statewide pesticide application training program including administrative leadership, documentation of program impacts, and generating extramural funding support for the program. Works collaboratively with internal and external partners and stakeholders to achieve the overarching goals of the program. For full job description see: https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/47456
The Lincoln University (LU) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program strongly supports sustainable and organic agriculture by advocating to farmers the need to understand both the USDA National Organic Program and IPM for effective pest management in organic systems. The LU IPM program is hiring one casual employee to support entomological research from 1 May to 15 August, 2013. The successful candidate will first learn about sustainable / organic agriculture as well as concepts and applications of IPM and Entomology and will also produce experimental plants in the greenhouse. During the summer months she/he will be responsible for executing research activities at the LU organic research (Busby) farm and will also travel to organic farms to support on-farm research thus providing technical support to farmers while getting hands-on experience in organic farming and organic pest management.
Location: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign campus
The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching to fill the position of Associate Dean and Director, University of Illinois Extension. The Associate Dean and Director is a member of the College administrative team and is expected to provide vision and leadership to the extension and outreach activities that emphasizes academic excellence and fulfillment of the Land Grant mission. This is a full-time administrative position providing vision and guidance to College, campus, and state-wide Extension activities. The successful candidate will hold a tenured faculty appointment in an academic department.
Full annoucement available at https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs/job-details?jobID=30164&job=associate-dean-and-director-university-of-illinois-extension-and-outreach-f1300016.
Are you interested in working with a dedicated and professional staff on national sustainable agriculture issues? The National Center for Appropriate Technology is seeking qualified candidates for three full-time positions. The positions available are Agronomy Specialist, Horticulture Specialist, and Poultry Specialist. NCAT is interested in identifying qualified candidates with education, experience and interest in sustainable and organic agriculture. The positions are open in NCAT offices in Des Moines, Iowa; Forty Fort, Pennsylvania; San Antonio, Texas; or Jackson, Mississippi.
Put your education and experience to work! The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator/Regional Director to work helping minority and underserved communities become healthier, more self sufficient, and energy conscious while helping to improve environmental conditions for all. NCAT a private non-profit corporation whose work includes nationally recognized projects in food, agriculture, and energy, including Food Corps and ATTRA, the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. The position will be located at a new NCAT office in Jackson, Mississippi.
This is a 12-month, tenure-leading position in the Department of Entomology located at the West Central Research & Extension Center at North Platte, NE. The position provides leadership for arthropod IPM research and extension programs in cropping systems of west central Nebraska including an emphasis on resistance management.