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Posted 20 February 2019.

Assistant Professor-Extension Entomology

Job Posting #4276


Description of the Job

Job Title: Assistant Professor-Extension Entomology

Institution: Oregon State University

Location: Corvallis, Oregon

Description: The Crop and Soil Science Department invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Extension and applied research appointment with an expectation for scholarly accomplishment appropriate to the position responsibilities. Leads development of extension and applied research programs and activities. Participates in college and university service activities. Participates in professional development programs. Acts as liaison with local industry and/or Extension stakeholder groups. The Crop and Soil Science Department and Entomology program seeks a scientist who will provide effective facilitation and technical skills to develop an applied research and extension program in sustainable arthropod pest management in Oregon cropping systems. The incumbent must view success as developing a program that meets the needs of county agents and stakeholders to effectively address the problems issues versus achieving personal recognition for independent activity. At the same time, the applicant must have disciplinary expertise to effectively interact with academic colleagues and be an active member of system teams. The focus of this position will be conducting relevant and responsive research to solve arthropod pest management problems in the unique agronomic field and seed-crop cropping systems of Oregon. On an as-needed basis, the incumbent will provide expertise and support in row cropping systems. Research will focus on efficient and economic management of insect and related pests against the backdrop of a variable and changing climate, and conservation of our natural resources.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Entomology, IPM or related field. Strong general background and experience in production of field crops. Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion. Demonstrated extension, teaching, applied research and organizational skills. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills including the effective use of mass media. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member with other professionals. Demonstrated ability to lead groups and to plan, organize, evaluate, manage, and delegate details associated with program management. General knowledge of computers, including proficiency with communication technology (e.g. e-mail, internet media). Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and evidence of good time management skills. Must have or be able to obtain an Oregon Department of Agriculture Pesticide Consultant.

Materials Applicants Should Provide: For full details & application, visit

Deadline for Application: 3/15/2019

Description of Institution

Institution: Oregon State University, Cop and Soil Science Department

Institution Description: Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of whatís known and keep going. We are determined to forge solutions. We are diverse and welcoming. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future thatís smarter, healthier, more prosperous and more just. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for 150 years to make it so.

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Point of Contact for this Job Posting

Name: Silvia Rondon

Institution: Cop and Soil Science Department

Address: 109 Crop Science Bldg.

City: Corvallis

State: Oregon

Zip Code: 97331

Country: USA


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