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Posted on September 13, 2023
North Peace Applied Research Association
The North Peace Applied Research Association (NPARA) is a non-profit, producer-driven organization that conducts applied agricultural research and extension in the North Peace region. Furthermore, our mission is to serve farmers within the county of Northern Lights and the M.D of the Peace #135, and to meet the special needs that results from our unique climatic, geographic and soil conditions. Our organization has a strong focus on studying and promoting regenerative agricultural practices.&nbsp;Job Details:Location: Manning, Alberta.Salary: 70-90K plus health benefits, commensurate on experienceTerms of Employment: Permanent, Full time 37.5 hrs/weekStart date: As soon as possible (1 vacancy)&nbsp;What you will do:Coordinate research projects and activities according to policy set by the Board of DirectorsResponsible for assisting the Manager with the annual publication of all research results and activities of the Association.Maintain liaison with related agencies (government and private)Attend and provide all required information and updates regarding the research program to the Board and/or Committee meetings.Provide direction and supervision of all staff (permanent and seasonal).&nbsp;What you will bring:Practical working knowledge of agriculture and environmental best management practices in western CanadaAbility to use word processing software efficiently, specifically MS Office. And statistical software (SAS, SPSS or ARM).Ability to write funding proposals (i.e., grants) for research and extension.Motivated to excel both in a team environment and independently.Valid driver&rsquo;s license with a clean abstractM.Sc or Ph.D in Environmental Sciences, Plant Science, or Soil Science. Preference will be made to candidates will field experience with small plot trials.Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada&nbsp;
- LocationManning, AB
- SalaryNot available
- Terms of employment
Permanent employmentFull time
- Start date
Starts as soon as possible
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