Assistant Professor, Extension Specialty Crops Plant Pathologist, University of Tennessee

Position: 12-month tenure-track, Assistant Professor (100% Extension) of Entomology and Plant Pathology, with particular emphasis on pathogens of non-ornamental specialty crops

Location: University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, Knoxville, Tennessee

Duties and responsibilities: The recruited individual is expected to develop and deliver a vibrant, nationally recognized innovative applied research and Extension education program focused on diseases of one or more important or emerging crops of Tennessee (e.g., fruits, vegetables, tobacco, hemp). The individual will provide technical expertise on disease management, will develop an educational program using traditional and innovative outreach tools for diverse audiences (e.g., Extension agents and specialists, producers, regional and state leaders, Master Gardeners) and will provide leadership in developing a specialty crop Extension and outreach program that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status. The candidate also is expected to participate in the training of M.S. and Ph.D. students and to provide service to the department, university, and professional societies or organizations. Continue reading

National Center for Appropriate Technology Seeks Sustainable Agriculture Specialist

NCAT has an opening in our Southwest Regional Office for a sustainable agriculture specialist.  The specialist will work directly with farmers and ranchers on crop and livestock production, soil health, water quality, organic certification, and other topics.

Join our team and take advantage of this great opportunity to promote sustainable farming and ranching and strengthen local and regional food systems in Texas, New Mexico, and the Southwest.

A minimum of a bachelors degree is required, along with hands-on farm-based experience. The position will be located at NCAT’s San Antonio, TX office.

Click here for a complete list of qualifications needed and job responsibilities, and to start your application.

Applications only accepted until August 24th!