Agriculture and Natural Resources Academic Advisor

Posted: Friday, March 3

Description

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA’S division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) seeks an academic advisor who can conduct a multi-county-based extension, education, and applied research program that will focus on integrating livestock, natural resources, food systems and economics. The natural resource component of this position will focus primarily on minimizing the impact of livestock production systems on soil health, water quality, aquatic habitat, oaks, invasive species, wildlife, predators and drought management. The integrated nature of this position links animal science, rangeland ecology, and agricultural economics to help maintain working landscapes. Position will headquarter in Auburn, California, Placer County and serve Placer, Nevada, Sutter and Yuba counties. For a full position vacancy announcement, application procedures, and more about what makes UC ANR a great place to work, please visit http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/"jobnum=1123 or contact Karen Ellsworth at kaellsworth@ucanr.edu and refer to position listing AP#16-20. To assure full consideration, submit complete application packets by Monday, March 13, 2017 via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu. A minimum of a master’s degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in disciplines such as animal science, rangeland management or other closely related fields. Incumbent is required to become a Certified Rangeland Manager within five years of date of hire; see http://casrm.rangelands.org/HTML/certified.html.
Submit application packet by Monday, March 13, 2017 via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu with your cover letter, academic application form, curriculum vitae and university transcripts. Only fully complete application packets will be reviewed for full consideration by the search committee. Review the salary table at this link: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/250093.pdf. The University of California offers an attractive benefits package. For more information, please visit the UC Benefits Web site: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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