Public Service Assistant (Non-Tenure Track) in Tifton, Georgia
University of Georgia - Georgia

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Pub li c Service Assistant: Integrated Pest Management and Forest Health Program Coordinator - The Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

University of Georgia

Pos iti on : Twelve month, non- tenure track Public Service Assistant with responsibilities in Integrated Pest Management and Ecosystem Health in the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. The position will initially be budgeted 100% Extension and Outreach.

L oca ti on : Department of Entomology, Tifton Campus, Tifton, Georgia

Pos iti o n Responsibilities: Provide overall program coordination and leadership in extramurally funded integrated pest management (IPM) and forest health programs for the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at UGA and serve as Assistant Director of the Southern Region IPM Center. Specific responsibilities include use and implementation of the latest web technologies to better leverage technology resources in the southern region for more effective delivery of IPM information, provide technical and programming support for Center databases and web sites, and support a variety of data gathering initiatives and web sites dealing with recent invasive species.

Q ua lifi ca ti ons : Applicants must have earned a M.S. degree in Entomology and have several years of experience in IPM and information technology. The successful candidate must have a strong background of relevant course work, a strong record of achievement in IPM and all aspects of web development, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

T h e Department: The Department of Entomology at UGA offers a stimulating, multi-campus intellectual environment and has an excellent reputation in teaching, research and extension. The three campuses of the University of Georgia (Athens, Tifton and Griffin) are large and dynamic multidisciplinary, multi-agency facilities with strong research, extension, and teaching activities, and access to multiple well-equipped research farms throughout the state. Opportunities for interdisciplinary and interagency interactions are outstanding, and collaborative activities with colleagues in other departments, institutions and agencies are expected and encouraged.

A pp li ca ti on : Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application that describes professional goals, research, instruction, and extension philosophy, and other scholarly interests as they relate to the position, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, and 3) four letters of reference to:

C har l e s Bargeron, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA 31793 . Electronic submission preferred, please e-mail materials to: . Applications will be reviewed beginning February 20, 2013. Applications received by that date are assured of consideration.

The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to re

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CIP Discipline Code: Entomology Plant Protection And Integrated Pest Management Degree Levels: Masters Position Type: Faculty

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