|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:55:22 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... The South Dakota State Climate Office at South Dakota State University is searching for an assistant state climatologist to work in various capacities in the office including climate education, providing climate services for the state along working with SDSU extension and some research. We have a wide range of needs in the office to coordinate with existing work in the office and with SDSU Extension. Initial review of applications will begin on 1 April. Please see the full ad below: You may contact me for questions or contact the search committee chair in the ad. Please pass on to interested parties. Dennis Dr. Dennis Todey State Climatologist/Associate Professor Ag & Biosystems Engineering-SDSU (605) 688-5678 email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://climate.sdstate.edu> ----------------------------------------------------------- Assistant State Climatologist Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering South Dakota State University The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at South Dakota State University is looking for an individual to join us at the Climate Office in Brookings, South Dakota. The Assistant State Climatologist will help develop research, extension, and education activities in the state climate office. This position will be working with the Climate Field Specialist to develop climate tools and train people on use of tools. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and persons underrepresented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply. RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will primarily work on climate activities in the state climate office at SDSU working with several USDA grants doing a combination of research, education and extension work. This position will lead various research efforts in the climate office on climate-agriculture and climate-water interaction; coordinate with faculty and staff in South Dakota and other states developing and coordinating educational activities with teachers, graduate students and others for in-class and teacher education activities; and work to develop new extension materials and work with the climate field specialist on developing and training people on climate tools for agriculture. The successful candidate will also create climate reports and collaborate with other staff on climate-related research; support other climate office activities including answering media and other questions and helping oversee climate databases; be a state co-coordinator for the volunteer precipitation monitoring effort (CoCoRaHs); and will be expected to collaborate on grants which will provide a portion of their salary. This is a term position, subject to the availability of extramural grant funds. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MS degree in Climatology, Meteorology, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering or a closely related field is required by date of appointment. Minimum of one year experience working with climate services. Demonstrated experience with providing climate services, research activities, project outreach activities, including interfacing with state agencies, and the public. Experience in teaching or development of educational materials. Demonstrated collaboration and effective teamwork, interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communications skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous Extension experience. Experience with or knowledge of common Midwestern agricultural practices. Ability to development financial support through grant writing or cost recovery experience. Demonstrated publications in peer-review journals. SALARY: Commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY: SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota, a community of approximately 22,100 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance. It is 50 miles north of Sioux Falls, a city of close to 150,000. For more information about South Dakota State University, please visit our web site: <http://www.sdstate.edu>. The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at SDSU has 15 faculty members, 20 full-time graduate students, and 150 undergraduate students majoring in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering or Agricultural Systems Technology. The three major areas of focus for the department are Water & Natural Resources, Processing & Bio-energy, and Livestock Systems. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by April 1, 2014. APPLICATION PROCESS: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: <https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu>, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement; resume; and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with the electronic application process. Email application materials will not be accepted. Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check. For questions on the position, contact Dr. Todd Trooien, Search Chair at (605) 688-5677 or <email@example.com>. South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by email to HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Administration 318, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128. SHORT ADVERTISEMENT Assistant State Climatologist, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Dept., South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. The successful candidate will help to develop research, extension, and education activities in the state climate office working with the state climatologist and climate field specialist to develop climate tools and train people on use of tools. Minimum requirements: MS degree in Climatology, Meteorology, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering or a closely related field is required by date of appointment and demonstrated experience with providing climate services; research activities; and project outreach activities, including interfacing with state agencies and the public. Full consideration given to applications received by April 1, 2014. Questions on the position should be referred to: Dr. Todd Trooien, 605-688-5677 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, visit <https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu>, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.
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