A full time position is available immediately at The Pennsylvania State University for an agronomist to lead a field research farm located in Wilcox Arizona. Duties include management of all field operations for ca. 10-20 acres of maize and bean plots under drought and well watered conditions, including budget and labor management, plot sampling, and coordination with other research teams on site. Housing is provided on site, in the winter season some duties will be required in University Park PA.
This job will be filled as a level 1, level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience.
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. A Bachelor's in Agronomy, Horticulture is required as well as experience with field crop production.
This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.