Western IPM Center Director

POSITION PURPOSE: The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), is seeking a Director to assume leadership for its Western IPM Center within the UC Statewide IPM Program. The Director will provide overall leadership of the Western IPM Center, with responsibility for its successful management and operations, including supervision of Western IPM Center staff. The Director will collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to identify regional IPM need and objectives and formulate strategies to address important IPM issues. The Director will communicate with the WIPMC Advisory Committee and represent the Western IPM Center to other agencies at the state, regional, and national levels to identify opportunities for collaboration. The Director will oversee official responses to federal agency information requests that will be prepared by the Center’s regional Network Coordinators and other state contacts. The Director combines a broad knowledge of integrated pest management and how it is used in agriculture, natural landscapes and community settings with demonstrated collegial management success and teambuilding skills. Education and training in IPM science are necessary to be a valuable contributor in identifying and promoting Western IPM needs and priorities. Strong leadership and management skills are necessary to build and lead teams of colleagues, collaborators and employees to achieve the Center’s vision of “A healthier West with fewer pests.”

See attached flier for more information.

Western IPM Center Director

 

IPM Position at New Mexico State University

Position: Extension Urban/Small Farms Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist

New Mexico State University, College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences, Department of Extension Plant Sciences announces the opening of an Extension Urban/Small Farms Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist position. The Urban/Small Farms IPM Specialist will have a tenure-track appointment with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (75% Extension/25% Research).  A Ph.D. is required in Entomology, Plant Pathology, Weed Science or related field, with emphasis on and/or experience in IPM.  The attached flyer provides a more complete description of the position.  The position will include joint appointments in the Department of Extension Plant Sciences and Department of Entomology Plant Pathology and Weed Science in proportion to the extension and research appointments (respectively).  Questions regarding the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Richard Heerema, rjheerem@nmsu.edu, (575) 646-2921.

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Associate Professor of Controlled Environment Engineering

Position:           Assistant Professor, Tenure-track.

Location:          Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701. The academic home for this position is the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Continue reading

Recruiting New Director for PMEP

The Pesticide Management Education Program (PMEP) at Cornell University is seeking a new director. Continue reading

Weed Science position in horticulture, Purdue University

Weed Science Position in Horticulture Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Purdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana

Description: The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture announces an academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in specialty crop weed science. The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized, competitively-funded, and integrated Extension and research program in weed science that focuses on the ecology and management of weeds in horticultural specialty crops (vegetables, fruits, ornamentals). Responsibilities include conducting relevant and responsive translational research to solve weed management problems for the specialty crops industry, and creating and delivering science-based educational materials and programs that address critical and emerging issues. In addition, the candidate should advance weed science through the development of a robust and extramurally funded research program in areas that may include, but are not limited to: ecological and evolutionary processes affecting weed growth and seed and propagule longevity; weed-crop interactions; alternative strategies to herbicides; manipulation of the weed seedbank; identification and management of herbicide-resistant weed species; and cultural, biological, mechanical, chemical, organic or conventional practices that lead to effective weed management strategies in specialty crops. Continue reading

Landscape Architecture position, Purdue University

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Purdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana

Duties: The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, announces an academic year, tenure- track assistant professor position in Landscape Architecture. Candidates should demonstrate a clear potential to excel in an academic environment through excellence in research and peer-reviewed publication of scholarship leading to the development of new disciplinary knowledge. Undergraduate teaching is a primary responsibility of this position, and the successful candidate will be expected to establish a program of engaging classroom and studio-based teaching, student advising, and service. While all candidates must possess a broad set of skills applicable to a comprehensive education in landscape architecture, this position seeks expertise in landscape performance, focused on landscape ecology and ecological factors. Candidate’s ability to strengthen existing expertise in landscape plants and contribute to the teaching of plant materials as primary elements of design is highly desired. Collaborative approaches to scholarship at regional, national and international levels will be strongly encouraged. Continue reading

Horticulture entomologist, Purdue University

The Department of Entomology at Purdue University seeks to fill a tenure track position in Horticultural Crop Protection. This is a nine-month appointment at the level of assistant professor with primary extension and secondary research responsibilities. Continue reading