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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT CALS/ADMIN/DEAN & DIR Madison
The Office of the Dean and Director in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is seeking an executive assistant to join their dynamic work environment which includes a broad range of engaging and diverse responsibilities. This position provides specialized and advanced level administrative support to senior leadership and related programs in the college, as well as overall administrative support to the CALS Office of the Dean and Director. The position is expected to initially support the associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the associate dean for external relations and advancement. Located at the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, CALS is devoted to the study of our living world. The college helps address problems and create opportunities that affect our food, our environment, our health and our energy future.
DEAN, COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES CALS/ADMIN/DEAN & DIR Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the world's outstanding public research and teaching universities, invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). CALS is an international leader in food and agriculture, the fundamental life sciences, climate, and human and community health and well-being. Through research, teaching, and outreach, CALS strives to lead in science, innovation, and collaboration that improves life and sustains the natural world. Enrolling about 2,800 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, the college offers academic programs encompassing agriculture, natural resources, fundamental life sciences, and social sciences. Many of the basic biological sciences are located in the college. The dean provides leadership to 255 faculty and more than 850 staff, and directs a budget of more than $200 million, approximately half of which comes from extramural support. The dean, who reports to the chancellor and the provost, is the chief academic and executive officer of the college with responsibility for strategic planning; curriculum and academic affairs; diversity, equity, and inclusion; fundraising; community and government relations; and personnel and budget. As the director of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station, the dean manages the institution's federal agricultural research designation, oversees federal research capacity funds and a network of 12 agricultural research stations, and coordinates with the UW-Madison Division of Extension on related cooperative extension systems delivered through the college. The dean is also responsible for a large facility footprint, including 30 on-campus buildings and over 6,000 acres of land and associated farm research facilities in Madison and throughout the state. Please see the following websites for information about CALS and UW-Madison: http://www.cals.wisc.edu/ http://www.wisc.edu/
DIH ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST CALS/ADMIN/DEAN & DIR Madison
The Dairy Innovation Hub is looking for an administrative professional to contribute to broad program, project, and finance activities. The ideal candidate will be familiar with animal agriculture and scientific research and be passionate about managing projects, tracking financial progress and reporting concepts to different audiences. Partial remote work is possible.
ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CALS/FOOD SCIENCE Madison
UW-Madison invites applicants for a full time, 9-month, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate (with tenure) Professor in the Department of Food Science. This newly created position is supported by the Dairy Innovation Hub (DIH) within College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The DIH is an exciting new initiative at three of the leading UW System agricultural schools (UW-Madison, UW-Platteville, and UW-River Falls) that fosters dairy research, education and outreach. The position will support the "Enriching Human Health and Nutrition" priority area with a tenure home in the Department of Food Science at UW-Madison.
COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST CALS/EXTRNAL AFFAIRS/COMP PRG Madison
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is looking for a professional communicator to contribute to news and public information activities, including events, for one year. The work will be focused on activities within the Dairy Innovation Hub and throughout the college’s 16 academic departments. The ideal candidate will be familiar with animal agriculture and scientific research and be passionate about communicating complex scientific concepts to different audiences through a variety of communication platforms, including news releases, websites, newsletters and social media. Remote work is possible.
INVENTORY CONTROL COORDINTAOR CALS/BIOCHEMISTRY Madison
Oversees, coordinates, and performs all shipping and receiving duties for the Department of Biochemistry. Manages the departmental Glasswash and Storeroom facilities. Serves as the back-up to Biochemistry's Facilities Manager and assists with departmental events and inventories.
PLANT ANALYSIS SPECIALIST CALS/WCIC/WCIC Madison
The Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center (WCIC) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced plant biology focused molecular biologist who will join the Plant Analysis Team. Together with our current Plant Analysis lead, the successful candidate will engage in a wide variety of tasks associated handling a variety of transgenic crops emerging from the Production Pipeline and entering the Greenhouse. The goal is to develop new products for clients and connect the other teams within the WCIC with timely data. Finally, you will get to interact with a number of interesting clients and their creative ideas that need your help to fully discover their potential.
RESEARCH PROGRAM MANAGER CALS/ANIMAL & DAIRY/ANIMAL OPS Arlington
The Emmons Blaine Arlington Dairy Research Center is part of the Integrated Dairy Facilities for the Department of Animal and Dairy Science at UW-Madison. Blaine Dairy is currently seeking a manager of this facility who is a hardworking, reliable, and dedicated individual interested in working in a research based agricultural field. This industry leading facility, which is home to nearly 700 animals, is in need of a manager who is passionate about the dairy industry and the research being done in this field. This employee should be willing to learn, be flexible with daily work routines, and possess the ability to adapt to the needs of the operation in order to help ensure the highest quality of animal care needs are met across the farm while still upholding our research mission.
LAB MANAGER CALS/FOOD SCIENCE Madison
The Department of Food Science is seeking a Lab Manager. This position oversees operations in the food processing pilot plants in Babcock Hall and also performs Babcock Hall building management activities as needed. The ideal candidate will direct the technical activities, operations, planning, and policy development of a lab, including coordinating the activities of multiple, complex projects and staff to ensure quality control and compliance with regulations.
CDR CENTER ADMINISTRATOR CALS/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR Madison
If you like cheese and dairy products this is the place to be. The Center for Dairy Research is seeking a Center Administrator to join their team. The Center Administrator manages the day-to-day operations including key areas of payroll, human resources, finance, grants and administration. This position is the primary liaison between CDR and UW-Madison administrative services. Come join our world renowned Center.
TEACHING SPECIALIST - BOWE CALS/ FOREST & WILDLIFE ECOL Northern Wisconsin
This position will provide professional support to students in Forest and Wildlife Ecology 305 along with assisting the instructor of record, Scott Bowe .
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF IMMUNOLOGY CALS/ANIMAL & DAIRY SCIENCES Madison
UW-Madison Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences is seeking a full time 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor to build an internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program and an impactful teaching program that focuses on dairy cattle immunology and host-pathogen interactions. The position carries a commitment to the three functions of research, instruction, outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank.
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER CALS/LIFE SCI COMM Madison
The Department of Life Sciences Communication is seeking a professional Administrative Manager to provide support in key areas of payroll, human resources, finance and purchasing within the Department of Life Sciences Communication. Work with faculty and staff on HR and Financial functions and work with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean's Office to meet department goals.
GARDEN PROGRAM AND EVENT LEAD CALS/HORTICULTURE Madison
Allen Centennial Garden at UW-Madison is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented, and collaborative team member to fill the position of Garden Program and Event Lead. The Garden Program and Event Lead will coordinate educational, outreach, and profit-generating programs at the Garden and assist with their development.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN AGRICULTURAL AND APPLIED ECONOMICS CALS/AG & APPLIED ECON Madison
Summary: The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a full time, 9-month, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor whose research focus is relevant and impactful to the Wisconsin dairy industry and complements existing faculty strengths. Areas of specialization could include but are not limited to agricultural production economics, commodity markets, environmental economics, consumer demand, international trade, agricultural policy, agribusiness, community economic development, and related fields that will impactfully contribute to the dairy industry. We specifically seek an applied researcher with the quantitative and empirical skills needed to contribute to the Department's core missions, who also has the interest and ability to pursue research that adds to the Dairy Innovation Hub's capacity in its growing farm businesses and communities' priority area.
FACULTY - FORAGE SYSTEMS AGROECOLOGIST CALS/AGRONOMY Madison
The Department of Agronomy (https://agronomy.wisc.edu/) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences seeks a Forage Systems Agroecologist (9-month appointment at the tenure track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor level). This position carries important commitments of Extension outreach, research, and instruction in Forage Production, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the faculty rank. A PhD in Agronomy, Agroecology, Plant Science, Crop Science or related field is required.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & EXTENSION SPECIALIST- AG FACILITY SYSTEMS ENGINEER CALS/BIO SYS ENGR Madison
The Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking candidates for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level specializing in facility and controlled environments for agricultural systems.
PRECISION PEST ECOLOGIST / FIELD CROPS ENTOMOLOGIST CALS/ENTOMOLOGY Madison
The Department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has a new position in precision pest ecology and management with a particular research and extension focus emphasizing precision pest ecology in forage and row crop agroecosystems in Wisconsin. We seek to hire an Integrated Precision Pest Ecologist faculty for a tenure-track, academic year 9-month appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. This position is at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Division of Extension and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN CALS/WCIC/WCIC Madison
The Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center (WCIC) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison is growing and needs to hire more team members to develop the next advances in plant biotechnology. This position is an entry level position with room to grow as you learn the protocols and help the teams deliver on their goals of generating client material. The position is centered in the production team, but interacts with the molecular, greenhouse, plant analysis and system improvements groups. Come join us and grow your career with us as we grow the next crop of biotech plants.
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN CALS/ FOREST & WILDLIFE ECOL California
Up to 3 wildlife technicians are needed to conduct surveys and assist with captures for California spotted owls in addition to tree climbing to place nest monitoring cameras in Yosemite National Park, Eldorado National Forest, and Lassen National Forest, California. Positions will begin April 4, 2022. All positions will last until at least July 1, 2022. Pay starts at $16.00 per hour depending upon experience, plus nighttime differential-pay, and camping per-diem when applicable. Housing is also provided. Wildlife technicians will conduct surveys for spotted owls, assess reproductive status, locate nest trees, assist with spotted owl captures, assist with tree climbing and care for equipment/lures. Wildlife technicians will also record, transcribe, enter data into computer databases and validate data that was collected in the field. A typical workweek is 40 hours. Schedules will be irregular with potential for camping. For example, owl work will be primarily at dusk or dawn, but daytime work will often be required to set up and take down nest video cameras. Work will often require off-trail hiking in steep, forested terrain, during day or night. Technicians must be respectful of others as well as work and live together cooperatively. Qualified technicians will have a bachelor’s degree in wildlife or related field, and/or have relevant experience conducting wildlife surveys, experience in tree climbing, working in remote conditions, the ability to hike in a time efficient manner in steep terrain, and experience safely driving 4-wheel drive vehicles on backcountry roads. Our results will be translated into recommendations to land management agencies responsible for maintaining viable spotted owl populations such as the National Park Service and US Forest Service.

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