Manager Recruitment

Manager Recruitment

Northwest Potato Research Consortium
Manager Recruitment Advertisement

The state potato commissions of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington seek applicants for Manager of the Northwest Potato Research Consortium, a cooperation in research funding by those commissions. The mission of the Consortium is to support the Northwest potato industry by funding and supporting high-quality research aimed at solving problems and advancing the potato enterprise regionally.

Duties of the Manager include:

1) Organizing and facilitating the regional research review, funding process, and budgeting

2) Information dissemination via the website (

3) Facilitation and participation in large federal grant projects

4) Interaction with all relevant research scientists and administrations of their research institutions

The position location is virtual, but residence in or very near the Northwest states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington is required. The position requires travel to various industry and research meetings across North America.

An advanced degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) in a scientific discipline relevant to agriculture is required, as are at least 5 years of self-directed work experience. Starting pay is in the range of $85,000 - 120,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Manager will be an employee of one of the state potato commissions and will therefore enjoy the benefits of being a state employee.

For a full job description and itemizing of required and preferred qualifications, see: To apply, send a cover letter and CV, including three or more references, to by April 15, 2023. For questions about the Consortium or the Manager position, contact Andy Jensen at the above email address.

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