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Company:
University of California
Division:
Agriculture & Natural Resources
City:
San Diego
State:
California
County:
San Diego
Country:
USA
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Posted: 12/20/2021
Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor Applied Research and Extension
Salary: Commensurate upon experience

UC ANR is hiring an Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor located at UCCE San Diego in San Diego, CA. For more information and how to apply, follow the link: https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=1982

The Integrated Pest Management Advisor will implement an innovative applied research and extension education program to address high priority pest management needs and problems in the various crop production and landscape systems in Southern California. The covered region lies on the border between Mexico and along the Southern CA coastal lines, hence is exposed to invasive insect pests, such as the South American palm weevil that could cause serious damage to California’s palm trees and date palms with San Diego as the major entry point.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in a pest management discipline (entomology, plant pathology, weed science) or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.  Knowledge of integrated pest management principles and practices, including tactics for prevention, avoidance, monitoring and suppression of pests is essential. Quantitative skills and knowledge of, and experience using, statistical analysis and experimental designs is required. Applicant should have a passion and desire to pursue a career in Cooperative Extension and community development.

The beginning salary will be in the Assistant CE Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding CE advisor series salary scales, please refer to: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf

This position is eligible for indefinite status following three successful reviews and subject to terms noted in UC ANR Policy and Procedure Manual, Section 315 https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/118501.pdf

If interested in this position, please review further details regarding major duties/responsibilities and qualifications please visit our website for more information. 

To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by February 4, 2022 – (open until filled).

Please contact Alma Jackson @ ajackson@ucanr.edu if you should have any questions and refer to AP# 21-42.