U of I seeks Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Commercial Agriculture)

The Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Commercial Agriculture) serves as a regular, full time, 12 month, academic professional with primary responsibility for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs supporting the mission of the University of Illinois Extension. This position will be expected to deliver research-based educational programs, developed in cooperation with Crop Sciences personnel at designated Research Center and campus-based faculty with an emphasis on applied research with commercial field crops. The establishment of professional networks as well as the development of relationships with key stakeholder groups is vital to the success of Extension Educators in this position. Continue reading

Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology position open at Kansas State

General Description of Position:

The Department of Entomology at Kansas State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (12-month, Tenure Track) position in Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology.

Anticipated start date is January 1, 2018, but negotiable. Continue reading

Endowed Chair in Urban Entomology University of California, Riverside

The Department of Entomology will fill a tenured Endowed Chair with an internationally recognized mid- to senior-career scientist in any aspect of Urban Entomology available October 1, 2017. The successful candidate will conduct fundamental and applied research on insects of importance to California’s urban environment and structural pest control industry. Research areas could include, but would not be limited to behavior, ecology, genetics, physiology and toxicology of urban and structural pests. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in urban pest management programs and interact with the structural pest control industry and the public. Research efforts must be consistent with the mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station and directed towards managing insects of importance to structures in the urban environment. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Entomology or related Life Science discipline. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of strong training and experience with modern biological approaches to the study of integrated pest management of insects of importance in the urban environment. Continue reading

Senior Scientific and Technical Analyst – National Invasive Species Council (NISC)

Job Overview

This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, National Invasive Species Council, in Washington, DC. This is a permanent, senior-level position with substantial, high-profile responsibilities. The incumbent serves as the National Invasive Species Council (NISC) Secretariat’s Senior Scientific and Technical Analyst. NISC was established by Executive Order 13112 (EO 13112; Invasive Species Executive Order). The Department of the Interior, Office of Policy, Management and Budget, has responsibility for providing administrative and staffing support to the NISC Secretariat. Following priorities, guidelines, and strategic plans established by the Executive Director, the incumbent ensures effective day-to-day leadership and coordination of the scientific and technical activities necessary for the NISC Secretariat to implement its duties in a timely, credible, and highly effective manner. Continue reading

The NYS IPM Program is Hiring Four Positions

The New York State Integrated Pest Management program (NYSIPM) at Cornell University is hiring four specialists to promote the adoption of IPM in New York State. All positions will be housed on either the Geneva or Ithaca campuses of Cornell University. The positions are:

  • Biocontrol Specialist (Extension Associate)
  • Alternative Weed Management Specialist (Extension Associate)
  • Coordinator for the Network for Environment and Weather Applications (Extension Associate)
  • Coordinator for Livestock and Field Crops IPM (Senior Extension Associate)

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Area IPM Cooperative Extension Advisor, University of California

Across California, the University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is an engine for problem solving. Serving as the network linking local issues to the power of UC research, our more than 300 campus-based specialists and county-based advisors work as teams to bring practical, unbiased, science-based answers to Californians.

We seek an academic advisor who can conduct a multi-county-based extension, education and applied research program in IPM, with an emphasis in entomology and provide leadership in promoting IPM through research, training and extension activities.

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IPM Institute Co-Director Position Available

The IPM Institute is seeking a highly motivated and self directed person with management experience to contribute leadership and oversight to the IPM Institute as a co-director. The co-director will be responsible for leading development of community IPM initiatives, engaging with clients and funders, HR development, strategic planning and working with the board of directors. Applicants must have experience and knowledge of current trends in IPM and sustainability and excellent communication, interpersonal, networking, advocacy and decision-making skills. Salary range for the co-director position is $45,000 – $60,000 commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package. More.