Assistant Director of NCARS & Director of UFL & NCSU Research Stations

This position is expected to provide leadership to upgrade and modernize NCSU Research Stations and Field Laboratories. This position will work directly with the six NCSU research stations, developing proposals and budgets, research plans, and budget justifications. In addition to the responsibilities related to research stations, this position has direct supervisory responsibility for university field laboratories. As such, this position will ensure that both research stations and field laboratories operate effectively and in parallel. This position will advise the NCARS Director and the NCARS team on the best use of research stations and field laboratories to achieve the research mission of NCARS. The individual will provide reports, data and statistics regarding research stations and field laboratories upon request. As part of the NCARS team, this position will interact with commodity or agribusiness group meetings and support the activities of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). As Assistant Director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service, this position will partner with the Director of the Research Station Division (a position funded by both NCDA&CS and NCSU) to facilitate the success of agricultural research and outreach programs on all research stations in North Carolina. In North Carolina, both NCSU research stations and NCDA&CS research stations operate cooperatively within the Research Stations Division (a Division with NCDA&CS). 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/