Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Assistant or Associate Extension Professor & Assistant or Associate Professor of Crop Production
University or Organization :
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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Application Deadline :
Feb 28, 2020
Descriptive Job Title :
Assistant or Associate Extension Professor & Assistant or Associate Professor of Crop Production
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Location :
Presque Isle, ME
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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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Salary :
65,000 - 85,000
Start Date:
Aug 01, 2020
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of Maine at Presque Isle College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, fiscal-year, continuing contract eligible faculty appointment as Assistant or Associate Extension Professor and Assistant or Associate Professor of Crop Production. This position is a 90% Extension appointment through the University of Maine (UMaine) and a 10% teaching appointment through the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI). The successful candidate will work out of the Aroostook County Extension Office (UMaine) in Presque Isle, Maine with classroom instruction occurring on the nearby UMPI campus. The faculty member in this position will develop and lead educational outreach and applied research with an emphasis on agriculture in Aroostook County, Maine; work with other UMaine faculty, county Extension Association members, advisory boards and volunteers to offer off-campus programs addressing the educational needs of the Maine potato industry and other agricultural industries; and teach undergraduate courses and offer limited student advising within the UMPI Sustainable Agriculture Concentration.
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Qualifications:This position requires: Ph.D. in agronomy, plant science, soil science or related field. Excellent interpersonal, technical writing, and public communication skills. Self-motivation, direction, and skill in achieving goals and managing multiple tasks in an autonomous work environment. Ability to design, develop, and deliver effective educational programming. Documented record of conducting high-quality, applied scientific research, demonstrated by publication in peer-reviewed journals. Pesticide applicator certification within six months of hire. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to travel, usually requiring a valid driver's license, both in- and out-of-state. Work schedule flexibility to meet client needs. This Position Prefers: Experience in providing evidence-based recommendations to agricultural producers by applying field specific knowledge and compiling research-based information, especially in one of the following topics: nutrient management, soil fertility, crop water management, precision agriculture, weed management, and alternative crops. Established record of effectiveness in Extension educational programming and undergraduate teaching. Experience in grant writing and the financial management of grant funds. Demonstrated experience serving a diverse audience. Successful supervisory experience.
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Contact :
Angela Hart
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Other 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.