The Crop and Soil Extension Field Facility invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of Regional Administrator, Department Head of Crop and Soil Science, and the Extension Program Leader.
This Assistant Professor (Practice) position is stationed in the Sherman County OSU Extension Office in Moro, Oregon. Its academic home is the Department of Crops and Soil Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. Active contributions to scholarship are required (see the scholarship duties section, below, for details).
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. This position contributes to the mission of the College of Agricultural Sciences, with principal responsibility for needs assessment, Extension program development, delivery, and evaluation, and for conducting applied research to support Extension activities.
This faculty member develops and conducts educational programs and contributes to applied field research activities in topics relevant to crops, livestock and general agriculture as well as economic development and community development in Sherman and Wasco counties.
This position will serve as an educational liaison to local agricultural organizations and state and federal agencies as well as work collaboratively with area agricultural producers, commodity organizations and subject matter specialists to provide Extension programs in assigned region.
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.
Active and effective communication with colleagues and key stakeholders is critical to the success of this position. This position will require traveling.
College of Agricultural Sciences faculty are committed to enhancing student success by engaging students in quality academic, research, internships, global studies, and other experiential learning opportunities. Positions with primary responsibility for Extension and Outreach are likewise committed to learner success through programming appropriate for diverse audiences.
Oregon State University and OSU Extension Service are committed to maintaining and enhancing a collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of OSU Extension Service are responsible for helping to ensure that these commitments are achieved. In addition, all faculty members will design, develop, maintain and/or carry out Extension programs to ensure that all people have equal program participation opportunities.
To review posting and apply, please visit https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/75253
Closing date: 05/15/2019
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.