Assistant Professor- Horticulture/Tree & Small Fruit

Location: Corvallis, MT
Deadline: September 1, 2016

Montana State University, Department of Research Centers is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in perennial fruit production.  This is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with growers to improve fruit production in a Northern Rocky Mountains. The position will be housed at the Western Agricultural Research Center in Corvallis, MT (  The candidate is expected to develop a research and outreach program that serves the needs of the diverse fruit producers in the region.  The area is home to many small-scale vineyards, orchards.  The primary tree fruits are apples and cherries.  Small fruits and berries are also grown.  The area offers a diverse array of outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, fishing, and hunting.