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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
HORTICULTURE/SMALL FARMS ADVISOR
PLACER/NEVADA COUNTIES, Auburn, CA
The University of California Cooperative Extension is seeking a
career-track academic to initiate, develop and conduct education and applied
research programs in areas relevant to horticulture (including the counties'
Master Gardener programs) and marketing, and the areas of pomology,
viticulture, vegetable crops, specialty crops and urban horticulture. This
position is responsible for providing information and programmatic
leadership to clientele in promoting sound management through research,
education activities, and good working relationships across a broad spectrum
of clientele. Assess and evaluate clientele problems and needs.
Establish priorities, design and conduct research projects, analyze,
interpret and report results. Interpret and adapt research from UC and
other institutions to address priority issues for the Counties and the
Potential areas to be addressed are pest management, disease control, water
and soil management, nutrition, crop management, urban horticulture, and
land-use planning issues related to agriculture.
Requires a minimum of a Master's Degree in horticulture, plant
science, pomology or a closely-related field. Competency and practical
experience in the field of horticulture or pomology is highly desired. Must
possess skills in educational and mass media outreach, public speaking and
technical writing, computer skills and advanced communication technologies.
Salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor rank
($36,900 to $41,200), commensurate with experience and professional
Applications must be postmarked by 5pm October 15, 2000, for
Refer to Position No.: ANCM-00-05. AA/EO Employer.
For complete Position Vacancy Announcement (PVA) and Application Form
Sydni Gillette, Academic Recruitment Office
DANR: North Coast and Mountain Region
University of California Cooperative Extension
One Shields Avenue (1 Hopkins Road if using FEDEX)
Davis, CA 95616-8575
Phone (Message): 530/754-8587; FAX: 530/754-8540
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