Ohio State University Extension is seeking applicants for a faculty position of Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems. The summary of duties is listed below and a complete listing of the position description can be found at the link below.
This faculty position provides overall leadership for developing and implementing a comprehensive and balanced teaching and applied research agenda for the Agriculture and Natural Resources program area within the Department of Extension in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University; working collaboratively with a team of OSU professionals within OSU Extension, with cross-disciplinary departments and colleges, as well as with appropriate industry and farmers, the faculty member functions as a consultant with clientele to address statewide and local issues as expertise is needed; provides unbiased research-based alternatives; evaluates and responds to large-scale statewide needs vs. individual requests; and secures resources (grants, contracts, user fees) to focus on these issues; faculty member will seek courtesy faculty status within a department close to their work; additionally, they will maintain an integrated connection with campus departments and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) to further their work and help disseminate current research to address needs.
Required Qualifications are Ph.D. in Agronomy, Soil Science, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Entomology, or other related area; demonstrated understanding of integrated crop production systems with an emphasis on corn, soybean, wheat, and forages.
Faculty Position (1.0 FTE)
Location: To be announced
Deadline Date: December 13, 2015