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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WITH AGRICULTURE CALS/COMM & ENVIRON SOC Madison
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WITH AGRICULTURE summary: The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a full time, 9-month, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record in public perceptions of and engagement with agricultural science and technology, with a research focus that is relevant and impactful for the Wisconsin dairy industry and complements existing faculty strengths. This might include but is not limited to public perceptions of and public engagement with: the role of science and technology in agriculture, animal welfare, the relationship between animal agriculture and land/water stewardship, labor relations, policymaking and regulation of dairy production and organization, consumer decision-making, the relationship between community health and animal agriculture, the history and development of supply chains, social equity and class dynamics surrounding food and agriculture, or public understanding of nutritional labels and content. Research with international and comparative dimensions is welcome. Housed within the Department of Community & Environmental Sociology, the position carries an expectation of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and advising graduate and undergraduate students, with expectations for industry outreach and professional and university service. The ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make this new colleague a perfect addition to CALS faculty. This position is supported by the Dairy Innovation Hub in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. For more information on the Dairy Innovation Hub (https://dairyinnovationhub.wisc.edu/) and UW-Madison CALS Hub efforts (https://cals.wisc.edu/dairy-innovation-hub/) please visit their websites.
HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIAN CALS/PLANT PATHOLOGY/POTATO OP Rhinelander
HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIAN summary: The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers a dynamic work environment, including a broad range of engaging and diverse responsibilities related to seed potato production at the Starks Seed Farm.
AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN CALS/AGRONOMY Arlington, WI
AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN summary: The Jackson Lab in the Department of Agronomy (https://jacksonlab.agronomy.wisc.edu/) is looking to fill an Agricultural Equipment Technician position. The position will assist and support other UW staff in managing a growing portfolio of large-scale field experiments. The Jackson Lab manages approximately 100 acres of intensive field experiments at the UW Arlington Ag. Research Station. This position will help complete agricultural field work in a safe and timely manner that ensures experimental integrity and scientific rigor.
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN CALS/WCIC/WCIC Madison
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN summary: 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 SPECIALIST CALS/BIOCHEMISTRY Madison
RESEARCH SPECIALIST summary: The Kirchdoerfer lab, within the Department of Biochemistry, is seeking a Research Specialist to support existing projects and lab activities.
OUTREACH SPECIALIST CALS/ANIMAL & DAIRY SCIENCES Madison
OUTREACH SPECIALIST summary: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences is seeking an individual to fill the role of Outreach Specialist, an exciting opportunity in the Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) program, a state-of-the-art $57.1 million research, teaching, and outreach facility with program focus in meat science, food safety, and value-added molecules or materials derived from animal co-products. This position will organize and implement all components of MSABD Extension programs including hotel arrangements (i.e. receptions, meals, rooms, etc.), speaker coordination (i.e. workshop contracts, travel arrangements, UW travel coordination), meat science facility coordination (i.e. procurement of product, classroom and demonstration logistics), and other activities and needs associated with the preparation, execution, and post-op for each program.
RESEARCH SPECIALIST CALS/FOOD SCIENCE Madison
RESEARCH SPECIALIST summary: The Department of Food Science is looking for a Research Specialist to work in Dr. Tu An Huynh’s lab. The Huynh lab studies bacterial pathogenesis and antibiotic resistance. Studies include identifying how Gram-positive bacterial pathogens maintain cell wall integrity under antibiotic stress or during infection.
MARSHFIELD RESEARCH STATION AGRONOMIST CALS/AG RES STA/MARSHFIELD Marshfield
MARSHFIELD RESEARCH STATION AGRONOMIST summary: The UW-Madison Marshfield Agricultural Research Station is seeking an Assistant Superintendent / Agronomist to join our management team. The ideal candidate will have 4 years’ experience managing an agronomic or soil science program. This position will work with UW and USDA researchers to coordinate and execute research studies at the Marshfield Ag Research Station. Duties also include producing feed for the resident herd of dairy cattle and managing a team of equipment operators.
WIFDN COORDINATOR CALS/AGRONOMY Madison
WIFDN COORDINATOR summary: The Wisconsin First Detector Network (https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wifdn/) is an impactful participatory science program for Wisconsin. We seek a coordinator to manage this network and assist in other activities related to invasive species. Duties include the development and delivery of educational material. managing volunteers, assisting in field research, and oversight of lab activities. We encourage individuals to apply who want to be part of a team of students, staff, and researchers that are dedicated to improve detection and management of invasive species in Wisconsin.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CALS/AGRONOMY Madison
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR summary: The Department of Agronomy and Department of Horticulture seek to hire a 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Weed Ecology in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, to provide leadership in weed science teaching and novel ecological weed management research in Wisconsin. The Weed Ecologist will possess the ability to integrate ecotechnological variables that interact within and among agroecosystems at the field, farm, and landscape levels. The position carries a commitment to instruction and research, as well as professional and university service.
DAIRY APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST CALS/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR Madison
DAIRY APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST summary: The Center for Dairy Research is a non-profit organization that strives to advance the North American dairy industry by generating knowledge and transferring insights to the industry. We are seeking a dairy applications expert who can combine their expertise with the resources of the Center to support industry clients with product development, educational, and outreach efforts. The position will be based in our new facility in Babcock Hall.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III CALS/ADM SVCS CTR/RUSSELL LABS Madison
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III summary: The Russell Labs Administrative Service Center is seeking a professional to join our dynamic administrative support team. The Administrative Assistant will oversee day-to-day office operations in support of the departments of Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Forest and Wildlife Ecology. As a member of our team of support staff, the person in this role will enjoy flexibility and the opportunity to work a hybrid schedule, training and professional development opportunities, and is eligible for enrollment in UW’s generous benefits package including health insurance, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave time. This position is also eligible for a $2500 hiring bonus!
DBIA CHEESEMAKER CALS/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR Madison
DBIA CHEESEMAKER summary: The Center for Dairy Research (CDR) is recruiting for a cheesemaker processor. This position will work in the raw milk processing area of the cheese pilot plant dairy processing areas. This position is like no other in the cheesemaking industry! Learn more about CDR and this position at cdr.wisc.edu
GIS APPLICATION DEVELOPER CALS/SOIL SCIENCE Madison
GIS APPLICATION DEVELOPER summary: The SnapPlus team in the Department of Soil Science is looking for a GIS Specialist to join our team of software engineers and soil scientists to develop and support SnapMaps (https://snapmaps19.snapplus.wisc.edu/) and the SnapPlus farm nutrient management software (https://snapplus.wisc.edu/). Please apply!
RESEARCH SPECIALIST CALS/BIOCHEMISTRY Madison
RESEARCH SPECIALIST summary: The Cox Lab, within the Department of Biochemistry, is seeking a Research Specialist to work closely with the principal investigator and the current head technician to perform experiments related to protein purification and bacterial genetics.
RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR CALS/BIO SYS ENGR Madison
RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR summary: Are you organized, analytical, and enjoy multi-tasking? This could be the position for you. The Department of Biological Systems Engineering is seeking a Research Administrative Specialist. This position will support research grant administration through the entire life-cycle of the project. It's a new year maybe you need a new challenge. Come join the BSE team!
RESEARCH SPECIALIST - NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES BIOCHEMISTRY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABS CALS/NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES Madison
RESEARCH SPECIALIST - NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES BIOCHEMISTRY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABS summary: Two cutting edge labs in the Department of Nutritional Sciences are looking for Research Specialists to join their team. Asst. Professor Tim Rhoads focuses on gene expression and regulation of aging and metabolism. Asst. Professor Mark Meyer studies the genomic mechanisms involved in a variety of transcriptional events during and leading to disease progression such as chronic kidney disease, atherosclerosis, and osteoporosis. Applying for this will enable you to be considered for positions in both labs! The Department of Nutritional Sciences does its best to create a welcome, friendly work environment for all.
ASST COORDINATOR OF CHEESE APPLICATIONS PROGRAM CALS/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR Madison
ASST COORDINATOR OF CHEESE APPLICATIONS PROGRAM summary: The Center for Dairy Research (CDR) is searching for an Assistant Coordinator of the cheese applications program. This position is like no other in the dairy industry! This person will design and setup cheesemaking experiments/trials, meet with clients, assist cheesemakers in conducting the trial, and review and report results. For more information on this position and CDR, go to cdr.wisc.edu.
CDR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN CALS/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR Madison
CDR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN summary: The Center for Dairy Research (CDR) is searching for a maintenance technician. We have a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility and we are looking for someone to help maintain and repair the building systems needed for operation of our research facility. Learn more about CDR and our facility at https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND EXTENSION SPECIALIST IN SOIL FERTILITY AND NUTRIENT MGMT CALS/SOIL SCIENCE Madison
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND EXTENSION SPECIALIST IN SOIL FERTILITY AND NUTRIENT MGMT summary: The Department of Soil Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position (9 months, 60% extension, 40% research/teaching) in Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management. The successful candidate is expected to develop an active research and extension program that focuses on improving nutrient use efficiency to sustain or improve crop yields while reducing nutrient losses to the environment.

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