NIFA Seeks National Program Leader for Plant Pathology – closes August 23

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) released a vacancy announcement for the position of National Program Leader for Plant Pathology on August 3, 2017.  NIFA is looking for candidates who are competent in their science, skilled at planning and evaluation, experienced at forming strategic partnerships, and capable in all facets of communication.  The person hired for this position will influence the advancement of the science by helping to determine agency investments in plant pathology and coordinating the efforts of scientists throughout the United States.  He or she will provide strategic direction for NIFA activities and initiatives that support the agricultural enterprise and will provide agency-wide leadership for the development, coordination, reporting, and evaluation of the agency’s programs in plant pathology and related areas of plant health and protection.  NIFA is particularly interested in candidates with strong extension credentials. Continue reading

NIFA seeks a biological science specialist

The following vacancy announcement is now open:

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Institute of Food Production and Sustainability

Division of Plant Systems – Protection

Biological Science Specialist (National Program Leader (Plant Pathology))

GS-0401-13/14/15

Promotion potential:  GS-15

Closing date:  Friday, July 1, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  NIFA-S16N-0027 is open to all U.S. Citizens.

You may use the following link to view/apply for this position:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441505000/