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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
UTIA- Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Posted: 02/12/2019
Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics- Nursery/Greenhouse/Specialty Crops

·         Develop and deliver a nationally recognized statewide integrated Extension and research program focused on nursery, greenhouse, and specialty crops.  Research/Extension topics could also include commercial horticulture, ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, commercial urban agriculture, and turfgrass

·         Acquire extramural funding to support, develop, and deliver research and Extension programs

·         Publish in high quality disciplinary and multi-disciplinary journals and other appropriate outlets including peer reviewed Extension publications

·         Work with UTIA faculty, including multi-disciplinary teams, county Extension agents, area Extension specialists and other UT personnel

·         Use traditional and innovative tools to educate a diverse audience including county Extension agents, area Extension specialists, state and federal agencies, state industry and producer groups

·         Mentor and supervise graduate and undergraduate students

·         Provide leadership to state level 4-H programs as appropriate

·         Participate in the service activities of the Department, Institute, University, and profession