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Chairperson - Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences

08.02.2019 - College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, US

Michigan State University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources invites applications and nominations for Chairperson of the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences (PSM). PSM is an interdisciplinary department including: Agronomy/crop science; Microbial science; Plant breeding and genetics; Plant pathology; Soil science; Turfgrass science and management; and Weed science. (Application deadline 28 February 2019)

The department provides a stimulating intellectual environment for engaged scholarship in promoting durable agricultural systems and environmental stewardship. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to embody and convey the land-grant mission of teaching, research, and extension/outreach to multiple audiences; provide effective leadership and management of multidisciplinary programs; be a strong advocate for the Department; and provide leadership for the continuing development of outstanding regional, national, and international programs. The full time, 12-month appointment position is available beginning August 15, 2019.