The New York State IPM Program is searching for a Livestock and Field Crops IPM Coordinator. The position of Livestock and Field Crops IPM Coordinator in the New York State IPM Program is needed to facilitate and lead statewide IPM demonstration, implementation, and research activities in Livestock (primarily Dairy and Beef Cattle), and field and forage crops production within Cornell Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This position addresses the needs associated with:
- multi-county and statewide IPM program planning
- impact documentation
- evaluation of pest management practices
- applied IPM research
- on-farm demonstration of IPM
- development of educational IPM programs and materials, and
- promotion of IPM adoption by farmers.
An M.S. or Ph.D. (preferred) is required in entomology, plant pathology, weed science, agronomy, animal science, general agriculture or a closely related field; and the candidate must have experience in extension. The position is 80% extension and 20% research, and will be housed on Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca NY. Alternatively, the position could be housed on the Geneva NY campus if desired by the candidate. This position requires a wide range of knowledge and skills across field crops and livestock IPM. Potential candidates may not have experience in all aspects of the position, but they must be willing to learn and grow into those areas.
For further details and to apply, please visit the NYSIPM job posting. Applications are due March 6, 2017.