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Soil Health Project Coordinator
Stroud Water Research Center
This is an upper level type of position, not exactly suited for students or recent graduates. But if you know someone who is suited and looking for this kind of work, please spread the word.
Link: https://stroudcenter.org/jobs/soil-health-project-coordinator/
Agronomist
JCP Farms
This is a job for people who graduated from college with a BS in recent years and has a little agricultural farm science know-how under their belts.
Link: https://g.co/kgs/KQo3YDe
Program Manager, Africa Division
World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH)
Seeking a Program Manager to organize and coordinate programs for WISHH's work in Africa. Best suited for those who have graduated with a BA in management, business, marketing, international relations, a related field, or those with equivalent experience.

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Link: https://www.wishh.org/requests-for-proposals-employment-opportunities/
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager
World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH)
Seeking an M&E Manager to assist in designing and implementing M&E tools and approaches to measure WISHH's outputs and outcomes. Best suited for those who have a Master's degree in public health, economics, international development, or a related field with experience developing and implementing M&E systems in the U.S. and/or abroad.

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Link: https://www.wishh.org/requests-for-proposals-employment-opportunities/
Project Director, USDA Food For Progress Programs
World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH)
Seeking a Project Director to plan and administer WISHH activities and projects in Cote d'Ivoire and Cambodia under the USDA Food For Progress Program. Best suited for those with a BA in international development, business administration, or a related field with 3-5 years international development or business development experience.

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Link: https://www.wishh.org/requests-for-proposals-employment-opportunities/
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Director
World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH)
Seeking an M&E Director to oversee WISHH's M&E development and to further the organization's M&E tools and approaches to measure organizational outputs and outcomes. This is a high-level position which isn't exactly suited for graduate students; however, if you know of someone who is suited to this role and looking for this kind of work, please share.

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Link: https://www.wishh.org/requests-for-proposals-employment-opportunities/
1 Research Associate and two MS students
Alcorn State University
The primary responsibility of the research associate/ grad students will be conducting research and outreach activities for optimization and application of portable diagnosis tools for onsite pest identification using a wide range of portable cutting-edge technologies (eg. Portable minion sequencer, mini-PCR, LAMP, RPA, and/or other contemporary procedures). Interested candidate please send your resume to Dr. Emran Ali (eali@alcorn.edu) for further information.
Link: None
Project Manager
Central State University
The Project Manager will be responsible for daily administrative and operational activities including scheduling, data tracking, communication between CSU PI, hiring, procurement of goods and services, travel arrangements, and other related post-award support activities, and ensure completion of assigned tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage day-to-day activities of all grant activities including the clerical functions and monitoring of the budget.
Assist the CSU PI in coordinating interactions between Central State University, other collaborating institutions, and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Develop systems and maintain records that provide for the elevation and continued documentation of assigned activities.
Prepare a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, directives, and materials.
Assist CSU PI in timely submission of reports.
Make travel arrangements, prepare itineraries, and process travel requisitions and reimbursements.
Coordinate purchases of all goods and services.
Monitor and supervise the technological and operational changes that affect work processes.
Manage and arrange all meetings and off-campus visits, able to travel with students up to 25% of the time when needed.
Interview, hire, and supervise student workers.
Maintain NEXTGEN projects’s general filing.
Analyze existing processes.
Locate bottlenecks and streamline existing processes.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Link: https://careers.centralstate.edu/postings/7422
Postdoc researcher-Pollinator Ecology
Central state university
Job Summary
A postdoctoral position in plant-pollinator ecology is available, supported by an extramural grant awarded to Central State University and the Land Institute (Kansas). The postdoc would lead a USDA- NIFA funded project investigating how specific plant-pollinator interaction patterns contribute to short- term plant productivity (seed set) and pollinator vigor (honey production). The researcher will support the daily tasks of fieldwork and manage experiments as well as data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting. The candidate will also support CSU extension activities, collaboration with project partners, project administration and supervision of students and technicians.
A candidate is sought with strong experience in field research, data collection and management, analytical and writing skills to co-lead publications based on data to be generated over the course of the project on plant-pollinator interactions, agricultural productivity and profit analysis.
The position can begin as soon as June 1, 2024 and will be based at CSU’s main campus in Wilberforce Ohio. The initial appointment is one year, with the potential for extensions up to 2 years.

Responsibilities
· Lead various research activities and experiments related to an USDA-funded project and work within the project team of faculty, scientists, technicians and students
· Coordinate and lead field and lab experiments, data collection and management on crop production, statistical and economic analysis of oilseed and honey population in mixed agricultural trials
· Study crop-pollinator dynamics; pollinator behavior as related to crop phenotype

Required Qualifications
· A doctoral degree in Agriculture, Biology, Ecology, Entomology, Plant Science, or related field from an accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent institution abroad, preferably completed within the past 3 years
· Experience with field research and quantitative methods in ecology or biology
Link: https://careers.centralstate.edu/postings/7570
Postdoc researcher- bee genomics
Central State university
The position is a 12-month appointment, with renewal each year up to three years based on the performance/progress and funding situation. The salary is competitive with full benefits as a full-time employee.
The candidate should have experience with honeybee behavioral genetics and genomics. Postdoctoral scientist is expected to design and perform procedures/techniques for the extraction of DNA/RNA using standard molecular methods for sequencing analysis, physiological assay, behavioral experiments, and advanced knowledge in RNA-seq, GWAS, and epigenomic sequencing technologies. Scientists are willing to learn new technologies and expected to supervise and mentor student researchers (under-represented minority) and assist with routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Perform complex field and laboratory experiments for queen rearing, instrumental inseminations, behavioral experiments, physiological experiments, prepare samples for sequencing.
· Direct preparation of equipment, samples, reagents, media, and solutions for use in the laboratory
· Prepare and submit all necessary reports and related research manuscripts to research faculty/PI
· Ensure maintenance of chemical inventory and laboratory equipment
· Data entry, managements, and summarization
· Perform bioinformatic analysis using programming skills in computational biology.
· Assist researchers with statistically valid data analysis and interpretation.
· Assistance with preparing research findings for presentations and publications.
· Meet with research faculty/PI weekly, to discuss work projects and outputs and assign priorities.
· Mentor and work with undergraduate students for research
· Facilitate operation of the lab and assist the faculty/students.
· Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
Link: https://careers.centralstate.edu/postings/6987
Extension Agent I to III
University of Florida
7 openings for Extension Agents I to III
Requisition #530786 - livestock extension (DeSoto Co.)
Requisition #530846 - 4-H youth development (Escambia Co.)
Requisition #530957 - urban forestry (Hillsborough Co.)
Requisition #530961 - livestock/pasture management (Levy Co.)
Requisition #530905 - Sustainable Food Systems (Manatee Co.)
Requisition #529216 - citrus (multi county)
Requisition #530784 - Florida Sea Grant (Pinellas Co.)
Link: https://jobs.ufl.edu/
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Florida
Reqisition #530410 - Food Science and Human Nutrition. The Liu lab conducrs multiscale studues ranging from molecules to whole animals in order to understand the impact of genetic defects abd diet on cardiac physiology.
Link: https://jobs.ufl.edu/
Postdoctoral Associate in Developmental Genetics
University of Florida
Requisition #531011 - The Square lab in the Department of Microbiology and Cell Science is seeking a postdoctoral associate to perform research on the genetic control of skeketal development.
Link: https://jobs.ufl.edu/
Food Safety & Health Postdoctoral Research Fellow
SC State 1890 Center for Food Safety & Health
SC State University’s Public Service & Agriculture (PSA) seeks a full-time skilled, independent, proactive microbiologist to serve as a postdoctoral research fellow, responsible for data collection and analysis for the center’s biocontrol research projects as well as delivering learnings to diverse audiences in collaboration with the extension department. This is an opportunity to join an exciting new research center at a premier 1890 Land Grant University. The center’s current area of focus is the biocontrol of foodborne pathogens in agriculture and food.

Required Education/Experience:
• Ph.D. in Food Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline
• Solid research background in microbiology or related discipline, as demonstrated by completing a doctoral degree, grant funding, scientific scholarly society memberships, etc.

Preferred Education/Experience:
: At least three years conducting competitively funded research, conducting statistical analysis, and dissemination of results
• Record of high productivity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed journal publications (preferably multiple first-author papers), peer-reviewed presentations and/or research presentation competitions, publication of educational materials, engagement in scientific and trade organizations, etc.

Link: None
Extension Agent - 4-H
NC State University
This position will be responsible for supervising the overall 4-H program which includes establishing and maintaining 4-H clubs within Hoke County, recruiting and training volunteers, and ensuring that 4-H programs follow all 4-H and Extension procedures. Responsibilities will include supervision of program staff and management of programs funded through grants and fees.

As a member of the Hoke County staff the individual in this position will recognize the importance of teamwork and fully support the total Extension program.

Volunteer recruitment and training experience as well as grant development skills will be important. The applicant must be self-directed and possess a strong work ethic.

For more information on Hoke County, visit their website at https://www.hokecounty.net/
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/199810
Extension Agent - 4-H
NC State University
The 4-H Extension Agent is a member of the field faculty of North Carolina State University and a professional educator. The 4-H Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating effective and comprehensive 4-H programs that will meet the needs of the county population and supports the mission of the 4-H organization, which is to develop youth and adults working with those youth to realize their full potential, becoming effective contributing citizens through participation in research-based, non-formal, hands-on educational experiences. The 4-H Extension Agent cooperates with colleagues in North Carolina Cooperative Extension and county leaders in performing assigned responsibilities. The performance of assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The individual in the position will provide leadership for the total 4-H program and will be responsible for determining programming needs, planning, marketing, implementing, and evaluating programs. This position will also be involved in training 4-H volunteers, supporting 4-H clubs, and providing opportunities for school-based 4-H programs
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/199724
Extension Agent - 4-H
NC State University
The 4-H Extension Agent is a member of the field faculty of North Carolina State University and a professional educator. The 4-H Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating effective and comprehensive 4-H programs that will meet the needs of the county population and supports the mission of the 4-H organization, which is to develop youth and adults working with those youth to realize their full potential, becoming effective contributing citizens through participation in research-based, non-formal, hands-on educational experiences. The 4-H Extension Agent cooperates with colleagues in North Carolina Cooperative Extension and county leaders in performing assigned responsibilities. The performance of assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The individual in the position will provide leadership for the total 4-H program and will be responsible for determining programming needs, planning, marketing, implementing, and evaluating programs. This position will also be involved in training 4-H volunteers, supporting 4-H clubs, and providing opportunities for school-based 4-H programs.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/199731
Extension Agent - Horticulture
NC State University
The person in this position must possess a degree of horticulture, plant protection, and plant science knowledge and have excellent people and communication skills, be computer literate, and have the necessary education and experience to lead a strong Extension horticultural education program. This position requires a person who can relate to the needs of our clientele; is adept at going out into the county on farm visits to engage targeted audiences; and, who can increase program capacity by generating community resources and building partnerships. A primary responsibility of this position is to focus on small farm development and farm diversification. The person in this position should be versed in sustainable crop production systems, fruit and vegetable production, IPM, soil science, farm business planning and management, and viable farm markets.

Additional responsibilities include recruiting, training and oversight of Extension Master Gardener volunteers and the Master Gardener program.

Other tasks include the management of pesticide education as it pertains to the green industry, coordinating and assisting with youth horticulture programs, being responsive to public inquiries relating to horticulture, developing innovative strategies for marketing, and evaluating educational impacts of the overall horticultural program. The position will also involve collaborating with area Extension specialists and the Moore County Livestock Agent to coordinate Extension area row crop workshops and educational programs as needed.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/199443
County Extension Director - Forsyth County
NC State University
The County Extension Director (CED) serves as the county Extension administrative leader with responsibilities for administration.

This is considered a county department head-level position, and the CED will be expected to perform at that level and be accountable. Close communication with the District Extension Director and the County Manager is necessary.

This position requires a dynamic individual to provide visionary leadership for a comprehensive Extension program to meet the needs of county citizens and maintain the affirmative action plan of North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The CED is responsible for maintaining an effective advisory leadership system representative of the program of work.

The CED provides leadership and expertise in managing and coordinating resource development for all program areas, including fiscal responsibility for the county and state-appropriated funds, and allocated funds.

Responsibilities also include marketing Extension programs and their impacts.

Other responsibilities include organizing and allocating resources, marketing the Extension program, preparing budgets, maintaining administrative relationships, interpreting and communicating policy, teaching, evaluating, and reporting in the assigned county.

The ability to work with a wide range of people, staff, customers, elected officials, and volunteers is essential. The CED must maintain an effective, collaborative relationship in delivering educational programs by working closely with county government agencies and organizations, county departments, local officials, area agencies, and University and Extension personnel in nearby counties.

This position is responsible for coordinating staff development and training, conducting performance evaluations, and aligning staff work responsibilities.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to plan, organize, and work well with people.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/199391
County Extension Director - Wayne County
NC State University
Responsibilities include organizing and allocating resources, marketing the Extension program, preparing budgets, maintaining administrative relationships, interpreting and communicating policy, teaching, evaluating, and reporting in the assigned county.

The ability to work with citizens, staff, customers, elected officials, and volunteers is essential. The County Extension Director must maintain an effective, collaborative relationship in delivering educational programs by working closely with county government agencies and organizations, county departments, local officials, area agencies, University, and Extension personnel in nearby counties.

This position is responsible for coordinating staff development and training, conducting performance evaluations, and aligning staff work responsibilities. The position will also be assigned programming responsibility for subject matter area(s).
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/197726
Extension Agent - Field Crops
NC State University
The agent will be responsible for providing leadership in planning, implementing, evaluating and marketing educational programs and activities with measurable impacts in the areas of field crop production and pesticide education. Programs address current and future agricultural production, natural resource issues, challenges including alternative farm enterprises, business management, and water quality.

The candidate must be able to develop innovative strategies for presenting both in person and virtual educational programs to farmers, youth, farm families, and related organizations and businesses.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/192358
Extension Agent - 4-H
NC State University
The Extension 4-H agent will be located at the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian, NC Cooperative Extension office on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, NC, and will be responsible for directing and growing a comprehensive 4-H professional youth development program, meeting the relevant needs of all youth, ages 5 through 18. These programs will engage youth in positive life-skill development activities to address issues of everyday life, enhance the community and environment where they live, and give them access to high-quality, experiential programming to build life skills.

For more information about EBCI Center , visit ebci.ces.ncsu.edu
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/198893
Extension Agent - 4-H
NC State University
The 4-H Extension Agent is a member of the faculty of North Carolina State University and a professional educator. The 4-H Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating effective and comprehensive 4-H programs that will meet the needs of the county population and supports the mission of the 4-H organization, which is to develop youth and adults working with those youth to realize their full potential, becoming effective contributing citizens through participation in research-based, non-formal, hands-on educational experiences. The 4-H Extension Agent cooperates with colleagues in North Carolina Cooperative Extension and county leaders in performing assigned responsibilities. The performance of assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The individual in the position will provide leadership for the total 4-H program and will be responsible for determining programming needs, planning, marketing, implementing, and evaluating programs. This position will also be involved in training 4-H volunteers, supporting 4-H clubs, and providing opportunities for school-based 4-H programs.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/198980
Area Extension Agent - Horticulture and Field Crops
NC State University
The agent in this position will have educational program responsibilities in the areas of field crops production and consumer horticulture in Carteret and Craven Counties. The successful candidate must be able to conduct educational programs that focus on the profitability and sustainability of field crops in Carteret County while managing the needs of consumer horticulture in Craven County. Promoting the utilization of best practices based on research and the adoption of proven technology, business, and financial practices as it relates to field crops and horticulture is a must. The successful candidate will be responsible for the applied research development in these program areas.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/197365
Extension Agent Ag
NC State University
The agent in this position will provide leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of an effective Extension outcome-based education program addressing the issues and opportunities identified in Perquimans County. The areas of responsibility for this position include field crops (soybeans, small grains, corn, cotton , peanuts and also new and emerging crops). The position will also be responsible for pesticide education and pesticide certification programs.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/190306
Area Extension Agent - Field Crops
NC State University
The Extension Agent is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating an outcome-based program addressing issues and opportunities identified in Stanly and Anson Counties. The agent in this position must have technical competence in field crops and in the delivery of formal and non-formal education programs, develop and work with stakeholder-based committees that provide direction for Extension programs; work with community organizations to effectively link Extension with local resources and clients; and effectively recruit, train, and manage volunteers to expand outreach efforts.

This position is based in Stanly County.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/197251
Extension Agent - Ag/Field Crops
NC State University
The agent in this position will provide leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of an effective Extension outcome-based education program addressing the issues and opportunities identified in Robeson County. The areas of responsibility for this position include field crops including soybeans, small grains, cotton and peanuts.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/197175
Extension Agent - 4-H
NC State University
The Extension Agent in this position will provide leadership for the 4-H Youth program in Montgomery County, and will plan, implement, and evaluate a wide variety of programs for youth ages 5-19. Duties include developing and maintaining community and school 4-H clubs, special interest youth programs, and in-school enrichment programs, training and management of volunteer staff, and evaluating and reporting impacts of program efforts.

These programs will engage youth in positive, life-skill development activities to address issues of everyday life, enhance the community and environment where they live and give them access to high quality, experiential programming related to careers in the areas of Agriculture, Leadership, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, etc.

The agent will use a variety of educational methods such as organized 4-H clubs, school enrichment, 4-H summer programs, special interest and after-school programs.

Volunteer development and utilization of an advisory system are essential to success. This position will recruit, train and coordinate adult and teen volunteers.

Responsibilities will include coordinating program staff and management of programs funded through grants and fees. Agent will provide training and educational information for limited and non-limited resource audiences to acquire and gain skills to learn about community service and volunteerism, to participate in the community development process, and to provide an opportunity for youth to be trained in life skills to enhance the community and environment where they live and make smart choices related to healthy lifestyles.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/196352
Ph.D. Assistantships and Postdocs in IPPD/Agricultural Economics
Tuskegee Ubiversity
Required Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Business, Finance, Social Science, or a related field.

Position Overview: The successful candidate will be primarily engaged in conducting research and outreach activities focused on:
1. Experimental and Behavioral Economics
2. Resource and Environmental Economics
3. Application of AI/Machine Learning in Agricultural Economics

Interested candidates should email Dr. Chen at rchen@tuskegee.edu with their CV. A competitive salary will be provided.

Link: None
County Extension Director - Warren County
NC State University
The County Extension Director is a leadership position with Cooperative Extension at North Carolina State University. The major responsibility of the job is to provide leadership for and coordinate the efforts of the county Extension staff in developing an effective total county Extension educational program in cooperation with North Carolina A&T State University’s Cooperative Extension Program.

The position requires a dynamic individual to provide visionary leadership for a comprehensive Extension program to meet the needs of all segments of the population. The County Extension Director serves as the County Extension administrative leader with responsibilities for administration, public policy issues, and community/leadership development. The County Extension Director is responsible for maintaining an effective advisory leadership system representative of all program areas. The County Extension Director provides leadership and expertise in coordinating/securing resource development for all program areas. Responsibilities include marketing Extension programs and impacts.

The County Extension Director must maintain a strong, collaborative relationship in assisting the staff in delivering educational programs with county government input and support. Also, to meet the needs of county citizens, the position must network and collaborate with agencies and organizations, county departments, schools, town officials, area agencies, and University and Extension personnel. The position will be responsible for coordinating staff development, training and maintaining the Affirmative Action Plan of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. The individual must demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, and work well with people.
Link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/192552
Web Applications Developer II Web Applications Developer II
PVAMU
This position is responsible for planning and developing new and current web functionality and applications for the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS). The position will report to the Director of the Agro-Innovation Center (IT) in CAHS.
Link: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PVAMU_External/job/Prairie-View-TX/Web-Applications-Developer-II--College-of-Agriculture-and-Human-Sciences-_R-072136-1
Research Lab Technician- Food Processing/Post-Harvest Technology
West Virginia State University
I am looking for a full-time lab technician in the area of Food Processing/ Post-Harvest Technology.

Qualifications: Master’s in Food Science/Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering or relevant fields.

Please email at ayesha.sarker@wvstateu.edu for details.


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