The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Rice Research and Extension Center is seeking an Irrigation Program Associate to assist in working with producers to improve irrigation practices, instrumenting sites for research, collecting data, summarizing and analyzing results, and advancing the knowledge and developing new tools for water resource management in Arkansas. Must have experience with crop production. Experience with electronics, embedded systems, programming, mechanical design is desirable. The University of Arkansas’ Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
A BS plus three years of experience or MS in an agriculturally related field required. Applicants MUST complete an online application by visiting the U of A website at https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/24337.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate upon experience.
Internal Number: 24337
About University of Arkansas
About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture The Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas County. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary