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The position is 65% research, 25% administration, and 10% outreach. The incumbent is responsible for the development of a field-oriented research program that focuses on disease management in pulse crops, sugar beets, and other crops under production in this Montana region. The successful individual will also provide expertise to other research programs in the Department, College and MAES as appropriate. Developing an integrated approach for disease management is expected.
Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the administration and management of resources in support of EARC's research and outreach programs pertinent to Montana agriculture. Administrative duties will include budget development and prioritization of state and Federal appropriations, general operations and maintainance of existing MAES facilities and equipment, management of commercial crop production and sales, research center personnel management related to general operations of the facility and general oversight of new construction and renovations. As Superintendent, this individual will assist with evaluation of EARC staff and serve as an advocate for MAES and the research center.
The individual is expected to cooperate with other scientists, educators, farmers and related industries, advisory and commodity groups to develop research priorities and actively participate in developing recommendations for management of pulse crops, sugar beet and other crop diseases. The person in this position will also provide expertise to other research programs in the Department, College, and MAES as appropriate. Securing extramural funds from state, regional and national grant programs as well as the agricultural industry, is required. Opportunities exist to participate in graduate student education. The position is expected to communicate research findings in oral and written formats, including refereed publications. Participation in outreach and service activities is expected.
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