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Graduate Research Assistantship available at Kansas State University Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY/ COMMUNITY GARDENING STUDY: A half-time graduate assistantship position is available, to work in the area of Tribal Community Gardens and/or Food Sovereignty. The project can adapt to the student’s interest, with either a focus on plant science or social science. The graduate assistantship position will be working on a Master’s degree from the Horticulture and Natural Resources Department https://hnr.k-state.edu/. Two years of funding is assured, with the second year contingent on the successful progress of the student. Assistantship stipend funding of $22,000/year will be provided, as well as tuition assistance of $6,300/year. The position will remain open until filled. Please respond immediately to: Charles Barden by phone (785) 532-1444 or email cbarden@ksu.edu

Native American Agriculture Instructor at Oregon State University

The department of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) instructor position with a focus area in Native American Agriculture. The instructor will provide innovative instruction in our agricultural science courses—coordinating, facilitating, developing, and teaching Native American agriculture courses. To apply, please submit your application at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/104570, posting #P04634UF. For full consideration, applications must be received by 8/23/2021. OSU seeks diversity as a source of enrichment for our university community. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR is located within the traditional homelands of the Mary's River or Ampinefu Band of Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855 (Kalapuya etc. Treaty), Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to reservations in Western Oregon. Today, living descendants of these people are a part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon (https://www.grandronde.org) and the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians (https://ctsi.nsn.us) Inquires can be sent to me at haley.traini@oregonstate.edu

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