Job/Scholarship Opportunities

 

  • Job Title: USDA-ARS Supervisory Research Molecular Biologist/Agronomist/Animal Scientist
    This position will be the Research Leader in the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center (USDFRC), Cell Wall Biology and Utilization Research Unit (CWBURU). The mission of CWBURU is to develop innovations in ruminant nutrition, animal and rumen microbial genomics, plant molecular biology/biochemistry and microbiology to improve the nutritional value of forages and efficiency of dairy cows for enhanced production leading to more environmentally and economically sustainable dairy forage production systems.
    Location: Madison, WI, USA
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.

  • Job Title: USDA-ARS Supervisory Research Agronomist/Animal Scientist
    This position will be the Research Leader in the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Dairy Forage Research Unit (DFRU). The mission of DFRU is to use an agro-ecological approach to the production and management of forages as part of an integrated soils-forage-animal system to improve farm-scale forage and dairy animal productivity, nutrient use efficiency, soil health, landscape management and environmental impact.
    Location: Madison, WI, USA
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.

  • Job Title: USDA-ARS Forage Agronomist 
    This position is a Forage Agronomist at the USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit (PSWMRU), University Park, PA. The mission of the Unit is to support environmentally and economically sustainable farming in the northeastern U.S. by improving agroecosystem management.
    Location: University Park, PA, USA
    ⇒ To find more information
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  • Job Title:  Ecosystem Design Engineer 
    Company Name:  SWCA Environmental Consultants
    Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States 
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.

  • Title: John E. Baylor Memorial Forage & Livestock Scholarship
    The Forage & Grassland Foundation is offering scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for college students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year with a major related to the growing and/or feeding of forage to livestock.
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.
    Application Form 
    ⇒ Applications are due April 1, 2020.

  • Title: Travel Grant for Joint International Grassland Congress/International Rangeland Congress (IGC/IRC) in Nairobi, Kenya - October 24-30, 2020
    Forage and Grassland Foundation Board (FGF) is offering Travel Grant for IGC/IRC 2020 Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. 
    Applications are due April 30, 2020
     Forage and Grassland Foundation Travel Grants
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    Forage and Grassland Foundation Grant Proposals
     Send applications or questions to FGF President Brett Rushing, BRushing@pss.msstate.edu and copy FGF Secretary Ray Smith, raysmith1@uky.edu.

  • Job Title: Natural Resources Project Manager
    Company: SWCA Environmental Consultants
    Location: Pasadena, California, United States, 91105
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here.

  • Job Title: Montana State University Extension Forage Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor of Forage Science)
    Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA
    Tenure-track, 12-month, full-time, can be hired at assistant professor or associate professor level depending upon qualifications. Position is 50% Extension teaching, 13% academic teaching, 27% scholarship (i.e., research/scholarly activity), and 10% service. Earned PhD in Agronomy, Plant Science, Soil Science, Range Science, Animal Science or related discipline required at the time of hire. Incumbent will provide educational leadership related to forage crop production and utilization, primarily focused on alfalfa and other hay, but also including haylage, silage, and other forage crops. Target audiences will include county/reservation Extension agents; ranchers, farmers and other landowners; state and federal resource management agency personnel; university students; and youth. On-campus teaching responsibilities will include one undergraduate course in forage crop production and utilization. Screening of applications will begin January 3, 2020, but applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate pool is established.
    ⇒ For complete job description, list of required and preferred qualifications, and application procedures visit: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/18650 

  •  Title: Fund-a-Farmer Grant
     FACT is now accepting Fund-a-Farmer Grant applications from livestock and poultry farmers. Applications are due by December 2, 2019 and grants will be awarded in February 2020. You can also view official media release for more information: (https://foodanimalconcernstrust.org/s/FACT-Call-for-Applications-release_October-2019.pdf). 
     The online grant application and guidelines are available on Grants Page: (https://foodanimalconcernstrust.org/grants). 

  • Job Title: ASSISTANT DEAN-TIFTON CAMPUS
    The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences / University of Georgia invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Dean for the Tifton Campus.The position is a fiscal year (12 month) tenured/tenure track appointment located in Tifton, Georgia. 
    This position is available February 1, 2020
    ⇒ The URL for this position is: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/123147
    ⇒ To find more information Click Here

  • Job Title: County Agent III
    The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Rutgers Cooperative Extension at Rutgers University invites applications for a full-time, 12 month calendar year, tenure track faculty position at the rank of County Agent III (equivalent to Assistant Professor). There is currently one County Agent III position available in Salem County, NJ.
     Applications will be accepted through July 6, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. This and all other NJAES open positions can also be found online at https://njaes.rutgers.edu/jobs/.
     The URL for this position is: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/84627
     Questions?  Please contact Nick Polanin, Chair, ANR at polanin@njaes.rutgers.edu.  

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