Cotton Agronomist

Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professor to serve as Georgia’s Cotton Agronomist. This position is a 9-month tenure-track or tenured on appointment position with a guarantee of two months summer salary in a 90% Extension and 10% Research appointment.located with UGA at the Tifton Campus. The Cotton Agronomist (Extension Specialist) will provide timely scientifically based guidance for cotton production in Georgia and the southern US. They will also lead an applied research program that finds solutions for relevant and emergent issues impacting the cotton industry. The professional guidance of the Cotton Agronomist informs germplasm selection, management decisions, and harvesting practices of cotton producers and serves as a key member of a multidisciplinary Cotton Extension Team at the University of Georgia.  The Cotton Agronomist will conduct outreach and research roles representing the essence of UGA’s Land-grant responsibilities to the citizens and the State of Georgia. The incumbent will collaborate and work cooperatively with other scientists and industry clientele as well as have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. For a detailed job description and to apply, go to at  Question about this position should be addressed to Dr. Scott Monfort, Search Committee Chair at

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60 Days
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University of Georgia
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Scott Monfort
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