New Position Announcement (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 08:13:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: Lynn Six <lsix@osu.edu>
To: san@nal.usda.gov
Subject: New Position Announcement

The Ohio State University

Endowed Chair of Agricultural Ecosystems Management - Full Professor

The successful candidate will be expected to catalyze and serve
multi-disciplinary teams of faculty and members of the agricultural
community in developing research and educational programs that are
strongly ecologically based, with emphasis on systems approaches to
decision making at farm, community and watershed levels. The person will
hold the first endowed chair at The Ohio State University, College of
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences' Ohio Agricultural Research
and Development Center on the Wooster campus. The successful candidate
will hold tenure in the academic unit of choice. There are excellent
opportunities for collaboration with natural, physical and social
scientists, as well as with agricultural and environmental organizations.
The position will have a very significant support base comprised of staff,
graduate students and operating funds. Qualifications of candidates should
include a record of high quality research and outreach. Individuals need
to have outstanding interpersonal skills with a broad and creative vision.
Applicants should have proven skills in systems and ecological approaches
to agricultural and environmental management. 

SALARY:  Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS:  Group life insurance, major medical, hospitalization, vision
care, dental care, Ohio State Teachers Retirement, Worker's
Compensation, annual and sick leave.

AVAILABLE:  Appointment to be effective on or after July 1, 1997.

APPLICATION:  The Search Committee will begin reading dossiers on June
1, 1997, and will continue to receive applications until a candidate is
selected.  Applicants should send a letter of application, resume and
names and addresses of five persons who may be contacted as references

		Dr. L. R. Nault, Chair
		Search Advisory Team
		Associate Director
		OARDC/The Ohio State University
		1689 Madison Avenue
		Wooster, Ohio 44691

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and complies with all federal and Ohio state laws regarding
affirmative action.