Nursery Production Extension Position

Location: McMinnville, TN
Deadline: May 28, 2017

This Nursery Extension Specialist position is based at the TSU Nursery Research Center in McMinnville, TN. It is a 100% Extension position. Primary emphasis is the needs of middle Tennessee nursery producers.

The Tennessee State University Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center is located in the heart of Tennessee’s nursery industry, about 80 miles southeast of Nashville. Our mission is to provide leadership in strengthening and expansion of our nursery industry through innovative research and extension programs in entomology, genetics, horticulture, pathology, chemical ecology, sustainability, nursery extension and related sciences.

This position facilitates the diagnosis of problems and resolution of questions from nursery producers. It develops and implements innovative educational programs, identifies industry needs and builds professional relationships with nursery crop producers, allied industries, relevant government agencies and professional associations. The successful candidate will provide technical training to meet the needs of growers via presentations, publications, training curricula development, subject-matter expert consultation, on-farm field demonstrations, field days and other relevant program delivery methods.

Requires a Masters Degree in horticulture or directly related field.

Salary $35,272 - $44,089

For complete information and to apply, go to https://jobs.tnstate.edu  Position 039630.

Applications close May 28, 2017

Tennessee State University Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center 472 Cadillac Lane McMinnville, TN 37110
http://www.tnstate.edu/agriculture/nrc/
ngawel@tnstate.edu