Extension Crops Entomology Specialist
This position has a 90/10 split appointment with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI), with a primary responsibility to conduct research on the management of insect pests that limit potato and rotation crop production in Maine. The specialist is expected to be a project leader on State and federal grants on potato research. Collaboration is required with Extension faculty, as well as faculty at both the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Presque Isle including those specializing in crop and soil science, food analytical chemistry, food processing, human nutrition, plant pathology, and other disciplines. This specialist is strongly encouraged to collaborate with faculty in the School of Biology and Ecology, the School of Economics, and other University of Maine units relative to potato and rotational crops research. The crops entomology specialist may become a member of the graduate faculty and may serve as an advisor on graduate committees.
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