The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Extension Field Crops Assistant Professor of Practice position, to be located at the Oregon State University Extension Marion County Office in Salem, Oregon. The position will cover Marion and Clackamas Counties.
The academic home for this position will be the Department of Crop and Soil Science. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Western Regional Director, Department Head of Crop and Soil Science, and the Extension Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Program Leader.
As a land grant institution committed to teaching, research and outreach and engagement, OSU promotes economic, social, cultural and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation and the world. The position contributes to the mission of the College of Agricultural Sciences, with principal responsibility for needs assessment, Extension educational program development, delivery, and evaluation, and for conducting applied research needed to support Extension activities.
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership in the development, implementation, synthesis, and evaluation of Extension and applied research in crop production systems for grass seed, legume seed, hops, small grain cereals, and other field crops in Marion and Clackamas counties.
Oregon State University is committed to practicing and delivery of tools for state-of-the-science interaction and engagement of partners and stakeholders. This faculty member is required to use modern learning tools including online and hybrid classes, employ and practice engaged scholarship, promote integration of programs across disciplines that are demand-driven and use open source tools that continually align with innovation and shifts in educational program delivery.
College of Agricultural Sciences faculty are committed to enhancing student/learner success by engaging them in quality academic, research, internships, global studies, and other experiential learning opportunities. Positions with primary responsibility for Extension and Engagement are likewise committed to student/learner success through programming appropriate for diverse audiences.
About the division:
The Division of Extension and Engagement (Division) is core to Oregon State University’s mission. The Division helps create real solutions and positive impact across Oregon and beyond. The Division is aligned under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement. To learn more about our Division and its core units and initiatives, please visit our website: https://engagement.oregonstate.edu/.
OSU Extension programs, partnerships and volunteer opportunities are focused on:
- Healthy communities and economies
- Resilient and productive forestry and natural ecosystems
- Sustainable agriculture, food systems, and gardening
- Thriving youth, individuals and families
To review posting and apply, please visit https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/117237 . Posting #P05434UF. Closing date: 6/7/2022. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.