Pew Charitable Trusts
Founding Director, Center for Agricultural Partnerships.
The Pew Charitable Trusts seeks a Ph.D.-level agricultural economist or
scientist as a full time consultant to develop an implementation plan for a
new national center that will conduct and document large-scale best farming
practices programs in partnership with agricultural cooperatives, commodity
boards, food companies and other agricultural entities. Candidates should
have experience working with US agribusiness/grower organizations. The first
year will be devoted to selecting potential projects; negotiating the scope
of each project with the partners; finalizing center structure and
Upon successfully securing two initial projects, support for a four year
project will be recommended. The Director's responsibilities will expand to
include hiring and managing a team of professionals and support staff;
negotiating additional projects; overseeing the budget and project
administration; forming an advisory council; and serving as the primary
spokesperson and liaison with the academic community, media, and agencies.
Applications should include a cover letter, vita, and names of three
references to Dr. Jeff W. Dlott, 212 Mar Monte Ave., La Selva, CA 95076-1636,
Fax 408-684-2827. The application deadline is March 31, 1996 but the
position will remain open until filled. For more information, please e-mail
Dr. Dlott at DlottJW@aol.com.