Position: Senior Extension Associate--Animal Waste Management, full time, 12 month,
three (3) year appointment with opportunity for renewal
Responsibilities: The individual filling this position will develop a statewide extension and
applied research program in the engineering aspects of animal waste management.
Primary effort will be in handling, modification/treatment and storage aspects of
utilization/disposal plans for animal wastes. The individual will be a member of multi-
disciplinary issue-related team that will develop and incorporate efficient and sustainable
manure management practices into animal and crop production systems. Improved water
quality, nutrient management, and air quality are critical concerns. Worker and animal
health and safety must be addressed. On-farm applied research will be a significant part
of the program. A high priority must be placed on working with producers. Other
audiences include: consultants, equipment dealers, farm builders, other agribusiness
managers, and soil and water conservation agency representatives.
Qualifications: Master's degree in agricultural, environmental or related engineering
discipline with training in agricultural waste management (treatment, storage, and
handling), and soil and water management. Background in livestock and crop production
and economics is desirable. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to communicate
effectively (both spoken and written) with client groups. Six years experience is required.
Engineering in Training/Professional Engineering licensing is encouraged.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Application: Applicants are to submit a letter of application, vita, and names of three
David C. Ludington
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
425 Riley-Robb Hall
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701
Closing Date: October 1, 1993 Starting Date: As soon as possible
Cornell is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
Ag. & Bio. Eng.