Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
BS in horticulture or plant sciences with three or more years of plant science related experience. MS preferred. Must be able to travel and work after hours/weekends as needed. Must be able to lift 50 pounds safely.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
Primary Purpose of Position
The recruit will work with specialty crops research projects in field, low tunnels and high tunnel settings. Extension/outreach activities will be assigned by the PI as needed, which include helping with field days and agent training, and presenting research results to growers. The initial contract period of this project will be through 9/30/22 and continuation is contingent upon future funding.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T helps people across the state lead better lives by finding solutions to their problems. We deliver educational programs and technology to enrich the lives, the land and the economy of North Carolina’s limited-resource individuals, families and communities.
Cooperative Extension is unique in structure and function. Through the expertise of specialists, associates and county-based agents, Extension is the outreach arm of the University and its College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Our programs are developed here at the campus level and then delivered to people through our 101 Cooperative Extension centers across the state.