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Job ID: 97064

Assistant Professor
Purdue University

  • Sep. 15, 2017
  • until filled
  • August 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Engineering/Engineering Extension
    Biosystems Engineering
    Agricultural - General
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The successful candidate is expected to work and collaborate effectively with other faculty in a highly interdisciplinary effort to address digital agriculture discovery and learning needs. The individual will engage local, state, national and international government, and non-government agencies, industry, and other stakeholders, and contribute to Purdue’s research and teaching efforts focused largely on digital agriculture data handling/analysis.

Research areas may include:

  • application of cyber-physical systems for improved logistics, sustainability, or product quality improvement
  • design of improved processes and decision tools using computational strategies and data streaming
  • application of machine learning adapted from other industries that bring productivity and sustainability improvements to agriculture
  • engineering of solutions that address data quality and security
  • data architectures, ontologies, and ownership of data
  • cultivation of an open-source culture for rapid innovation
  • involvement in data standards and annotation automation

Teaching in related subject matter for upper division and/or graduate-level Agricultural Systems Management and/or Agricultural Engineering majors is expected. The individual will also develop a successful externally funded research program.

This is an academic year, tenure track, research and teaching position. The successful candidate will build a renowned program in this area that is inclusive of an international dimension.

  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Rebecca Peer
    Agricultural & Biological Engineering
    Purdue University
    225 S. University Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907
  • 7654941162
  • 7654961115


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