Assistant Professor in Agricultural Systems Management/Precision Agriculture
University of Idaho, Dept. of Soil and Water Systems
April 20, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
An academic year, tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Precision Agriculture is available in the Department of Soil & Water Systems at the University of Idaho. The positon is 50% teaching and 50% research.
The successful candidate will divide their time equally between teaching and research activities as related to agricultural systems management. The appointee will teach courses that contribute to educating students in our largest departmental undergraduate major (Agricultural Systems Management) and contribute expertise to a new degree program in precision agriculture. The undergraduate teaching needs include courses in agricultural systems management, GPS and precision agriculture, electric power systems, and agricultural machinery. The appointee must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and student mentoring. In addition to teaching, the appointee will develop a regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized research program related to improving adoption of on-farm technology. The appointee will lead applied research activities related to precision agriculture hardware/software and work on the development and application of online decision support tools.
MINUMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Required is a Ph.D. in agricultural engineering, soil science, agronomy, or a closely related field, ability to teach undergraduate courses in agricultural systems management including laboratory sections involving hands-on practice, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: To be considered, interested persons must complete the online application (which can be accessed at https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/21107). Additional application materials include the following: a letter of application addressing your qualifications (for both the minimum and preferred qualifications listed) and interests, including a clear description of your teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, names and contact information for at least four (4) professional references, and transcripts.
Internal Number: 1314
About University of Idaho, Dept. of Soil and Water Systems
The Department of Soil and Water Systems combines faculty in soil science, agronomy, hydrology, sediment transport, irrigation engineering, waste management and precision agriculture to address resource issues related to soil, water quality and quantity and sustainable food, energy and waste systems.
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