Extension Associate I

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 011100 - Plant and Soil Sciences
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:

13/Minimum:  33,900 

Area of Specialization:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This associate will perform duties associated with the Corn Verification Program. The Corn Verification Program is a state-wide on-farm outreach program that seeks to identify limitations and integrate and demonstrate research and technology into better, more profitable corn production systems. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science with an agricultural science emphasis (crop science, soil science, weed science, entomology, plant pathology, etc...).

Background in production agriculture, crops, soils, and pest management. Two years minimum of field-related experience with row crop production is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree with an agricultural science emphasis (crop science, soil science, weed science, entomology, plant pathology). Experience with corn production. 

Restricted Clause:

Contingent upon continued availability of funding. 

Instructions for Applying:

Please submit:
1) Letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications
2) a complete curriculum vitae or resume
3) unofficial college transcripts
4) names, addresses, and contact information of at least three professional references 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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