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JOB TITLE: Extension Specialist III/Director, Center of Excellence in Aquaculture/Fisheries at UAPB
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Location: Pine Bluff, AR, U.S.A, 71601
The School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, an 1890 Land-Grant institution, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director for the Center of Excellence in Aquaculture/Fisheries. The Director is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Center. . The Center of Excellence is a research and Extension Center dedicated to the development and transfer of timely, problem-solving information. The mission of the Center is multi-fold. Through 1890 Evans-Allen and Extension funding, the Center will respond to the research and outreach needs of the limited-resource and socially disadvantaged small fish farmers, pond owners, and 4-H youth whom the university is mission-driven to serve. Utilizing self-generated funding, the Center will respond to immediate and future needs of the state’s aquaculture industry, and fisheries and aquatic resource managers through quality research and outreach programs. The Center will also assist County Extension personnel, as well as state and federal natural resource agencies. The selected individual must have experience in securing extramural funding. Lastly, the Director for the Center will report directly to the Dean and Director of the School.
The Center Director must hold a Ph.D. in Aquaculture/ Fisheries or related field.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF JOB APPLICATION (Required documents: cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts from all universities attended, three letters of recommendation)
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is committed to creating a safe and secure educational and work environment. We are committed to leveraging inclusion and diversity principles. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment, and all applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.