Cornell seeks Tree Fruit and Viticulture Specialists for Dynamic Extension and Research Career

Cornell University Cooperative Extension seeks Tree Fruit and Viticulture Specialists for Dynamic Extension and Research Career 
The Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program is looking for two fruit specialists to work with the dynamic agriculture industry located in the Hudson Valley, the greater Capital District and the Champlain Valley. The Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program covers 17 counties in Eastern NY and conducts applied research and extension education that supports fruit and vegetable producers in the eastern NY region.
The Fruit Specialist is primarily a Tree Fruit specialist and will work with large apple growers in the Champlain Valley and with smaller diversified growers in the Upper Hudson and Mohawk valley area. This individual will work closely with the tree fruit specialist in the Hudson Valley and with CCE colleagues in the Lake Ontario region and faculty at Cornell.
The Fruit Specialist job posting will expire on Friday, June 30th. Please access the application information through these links:
• Cornell Careers: http://tiny.cc/Fruit_WDR_00010749
• Academic Jobs Online (AJO): https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9171
Additionally, in response to a rapidly growing wine and grape production industry (see Eastern NY Grape Industry Growth Prompts Marketing Initiatives, Specialist Hiring), the program is for the first time recruiting a full-time viticulture specialist to develop a program serving both established vineyards and wineries in the Hudson Valley and also newer growers with cold-hardy hybrid cultivars in the Albany to Lake Champlain region. Resources for research include plantings at the Hudson Valley Laboratory in Highland, NY and the Willsboro research farm on Lake Champlain.
The Viticulture Specialist job posting will expire on Wednesday, May 31st. The links to that application are:
• AJO: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8872
• Cornell Careers: http://tiny.cc/Viticulture_WDR_00009979
For more information, contact Search leader: Laura McDermott, lgm4@cornell.edu, ENYCHP Team leader

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