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Research Faculty-Extension Specialist
University of Idaho

  • Sep. 11, 2017
  • Research Faculty-Extension Specialist
  • Agr Economics & Rural Sociology
  • University of Idaho
    Twin Falls, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Economics
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University of Idaho

Research Faculty-Extension Specialist

Location: Twin Falls

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $100,000-$105,000 per year

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Develop a vigorous extension program based upon nationally-recognized research that addresses problems and issues important to agricultural producers in Idaho and the West. The successful candidate will have interests and expertise in production and natural resource economics. Candidates interested in issues related to rangelands (public and private) including but not limited to wildlife management, threatened and endangered species, invasive species, wildfire, and grazing are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will develop a productive relationship with stakeholders, and collaborate with UI research and extension faculty located throughout Idaho, including those affiliated with the UI Rangeland Center

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Agricultural Economics, Economics or closely related field by the time of appointment.

Excellent training in quantitative methods, econometrics, and applied microeconomic theory.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, and implement an effective extension and outreach program based upon nationally recognized research.

Potential for or demonstrated ability to develop and implement a nationally recognized research program leading to effective economic problem-solving and scholarly publications in peer reviewed academic journals.

Knowledge of U.S. agriculture and the issues facing producers and policy makers.

Potential for or demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding.

Experience working in or demonstrated potential to work in disciplinary, multidisciplinary, multi-state and/or integrated interdisciplinary teams.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with stakeholders, including those with diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000585P

Posting Date: 05/18/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received by August 15, 2017 will receive first consideration.
Submission of one research paper is required and may be submitted online under Other Document 1, or by email to:
Ms. Gayle Gleason
by mail to:
Ms. Gayle Gleason
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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