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We’re hiring! Senior Extension Associate – Urban Grassland Integrated Nutrient and Pest Management

From Frank Rossi:

Very pleased to announce we are hiring an Urban Grassland Nutrient and Pest Management Specialist to be located in NYC! This individual will fill a key role in researching/communicating scientific principles to the largest metro area in the U.S.

Position Function: The position of Urban Grassland Integrated Nutrient and Pest Management is needed to facilitate and lead statewide Data-Driven Integrated Nutrient and Pest Management demonstration, implementation, and research activities in Urban Grasslands (Lawns, Golf Courses, School Grounds, Sports Fields, Green Roofs, etc.) within the School of Integrative Plant Science Horticulture Section, Cornell Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This position addresses the needs associated with multi-county, and statewide Sustainable Landscapes program planning. It also addresses the need for impact documentation, evaluation of nutrient and pest management practices, the need to conduct applied research, and the need to develop educational programs and materials. This position requires multidisciplinary knowledge and activity including, but not limited to the disciplines of, entomology, plant pathology, weed science, and agronomy, with particular emphasis on data-driven management that reduces the impact of these practices on environmental quality.

Initial two-year term with probable extension for additional three years contingent upon secured funding and successful performance.

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