DIRECTOR OF SOIL AND FORAGE ANALYSIS LAB

Location
Marshfield, WI
Posted
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90084-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: CALS/SOIL SCIENCE


Location: Marshfield

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90084-AS

Working Title: Director of Soil and Forage Analysis Lab

Official Title: OUTREACH PROG MGR I(P65NS)

Hiring Department: A075400-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/SOIL SCIENCE

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization: M.S. or Ph.D. in Soil Science or closely related field with knowledge in soil, plant, manure, or forage analysis



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 2 years.
Preferred experience:
1) previous work in commercial or production analytical lab;
2) analytical chemistry and instrumentation;
3) extension presentation development and delivery in soil fertility/nutrient management;
4) management skills including supervision, budgeting, and strategic planning



Position Summary: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a laboratory director and extension specialist at its Soil and Forage Analysis
Laboratory in Marshfield, WI. The incumbent will serve as laboratory director of diagnostic services related to soil, plant, manure, forage, and lime analysis. In addition, the incumbant will conduct extension programming related diagnostic services, nutrient availability and liming properties of municipal and industrial byproduct materials, and general soil fertility guidelines. The incumbent is expected to interact closely with extension faculty in the Department of Soil Science to ensure coordinated extension program delivery. Travel throughout the state for extension programs is expected.



Additional Information: Position is located at the Soil and Forage Analysis Laboratory in Marshfield, WI on the grounds of the UW Agricultural Research Station.



Contact: Teresa Busby
tcbusby@wisc.edu
608-263-5744
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants: You will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume detailing your experience as they relate to the principal duties and qualifications of the position. You will also be asked to send a list of 3 references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 11 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 11 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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