Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Crops Entomology Educator
University or Organization :
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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Application Deadline :
Feb 17, 2020
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Crops Entomology Educator
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Assistant Extension Professor
Location :
Presque Isle, ME
Area, Department or Unit :
UMaine Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
Salary :
60,000 - 65,000
Start Date:
Jul 01, 2020
This position with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension has a primary responsibility to conduct educational programming related to the management of insect and other pests that limit potato and rotational crop production in Maine. A secondary responsibility is to conduct applied research related to pest management that supports the educational program. Collaboration is required with Extension faculty, as well as with faculty in the School of Biology and Ecology, the School of Economics, and other University of Maine units relative to potato and rotational crops research.
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Minimum education level :
Masters Degree.
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This position requires: Masters Degree in entomology or closely-related field Experience in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Demonstrated skill in developing and delivering educational programs Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research in response to agricultural industry needs Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with other agencies and organizations, including private industry Potato or closely related crop production experience Computer and mobile device proficiency Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to be self-motivated and directed Travel in-state, normally requiring a valid Maine drivers license, is required with mileage reimbursement at the contract rate and some limited national or international travel Ability to secure a Maine Pesticide Applicators license within the first 6 months of employment This position prefers: Knowledge of Cooperative Extension, the Land Grant University, the Maine potato industry and agriculture in the state of Maine Extension or outreach education experience Demonstrated success in obtaining research funding Experience and skills in supervising others Experience seeking participation from and working with diverse audiencesOther Information:Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position 2.) a resume/curriculum vitae3.) contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


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Contact :
Angela Hart
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