Employment Opportunities
Director of the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (Cornell Cooperative Extension); Ithaca and Geneva, New York
Employment Opportunities
Monday, August 19, 2019 10:13 AM

Do you have a vision for IPM? If yes, seize a rare opportunity to lead a great IPM program. Apply to be director of the NYS IPM Program at Cornell University, headquartered in Geneva NY.

Director of the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

Senior Extension Associate
Cornell Cooperative Extension
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

Cornell University

Geneva and Ithaca, New York

Who We Are

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second-largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability, and social well-being. We bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world. CCE connects the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the College of Human Ecology with off-campus Associations, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), New York State Sea Grant, Area Specialists, and CCE New York City.

The Ohio State University - Post Doctoral Researcher
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 03:31 PM

Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith, Professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at the Ohio State University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to play a lead role in developing,implementing, and evaluating stakeholder engagement and participatory research projects with diverse farm and food system stakeholders. Position is open to scholars with experience and interests in in stakeholder engagement, on-farm research, and/or participatory modeling. This person will be expected to design, implement, and evaluate a series of stakeholder engagement and participatory research/modeling activities in connection with several transdisciplinary projects, including one major NSF-funded INFEWS grant supporting participatory processes to build scenarios and models to explore the implications of deglobalization on food/energy/water systems in the eastern Corn Belt. The position will bein the School of Environment and Natural Resources, and work will be based at Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, OH. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct fieldwork, travel to meet with collaborators, participate and help organize participatory research workshops; communicate research results to scientific community via journal article publications, conference presentations and seminars; and advise and interact with graduate and undergraduate students.

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Graduate Research Assistantship, Utah State University
Employment Opportunities
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 09:14 AM

The Department of Sociology, Social Work, & Anthropology at Utah State University invites applications for a PhD-level graduate research assistantship to assist in the role of external evaluator for a 5 year, $10 million dollar, USDA-NIFA Sustainable Agricultural Systems grant titled “Thriving Agricultural Systems in Urbanized Landscapes.”  The overarching goal of this transdisciplinary grant is to create economically thriving and environmentally beneficial agricultural systems in urbanized landscapes using the Chesapeake Bay Watershed as a case study translatable to other urbanized landscapes.  The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Assist with designing, collecting, and analyzing data from a survey of agricultural producers and other stakeholder groups in the case study Chesapeake Bay Watershed at the beginning and end of the project to assess project impact including attitudes and behaviors longitudinally.
  • Assist with designing, conducting, and analyzing yearly online surveys and interviews/focus groups with team members to assess the research teams’ organizational efficacy and interdisciplinary team collaboration.
  • Assist with writing, presenting, and disseminating research findings.
Assistant Professor, Sociology Utah State University
Employment Opportunities
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 09:12 AM

Utah State University

Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Assistant Professor, Sociology

The Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology at Utah State University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment begins in August 2020. We seek candidates who can contribute to our Demography and Community/Environment specialization areas through a research and teaching emphasis on either (1) community and/or environmental health (e.g., environmental health disparities) or (2) the dynamic interplay between population and the environment (e.g., the effects of climate change on migration). Scholars who have an interest in contributing to the department’s programs, curricular offerings, and research portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2019.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will develop and teach a graduate course in either (1) environmental health or (2) population and environment. In addition, the candidate will contribute to other undergraduate and graduate coursework in Sociology and Demography that meshes with the faculty member’s expertise and fits the department’s needs.

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