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Regular Faculty
University of Idaho

Date Posted Apr. 17, 2018
Title Regular Faculty
University University of Idaho
Department Soil and Water Systems
Application Deadline 5/31/2018
Position Start Date Available immediately

  • Apr. 17, 2018
  • Regular Faculty
  • Soil and Water Systems
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • 5/31/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Faculty Associate
  • Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
    Water Management/Policy
    Land & Water Resource Engineering
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University of Idaho

Regular Faculty

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $62,000.00 - $70,000.00

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will divide their time between teaching and research activities as related to agricultural systems management, playing a significant role in the newly formed Department of Soil and Water Systems. 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. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper level courses, some with laboratory sections. 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 and outreach activities related to precision agriculture hardware/software, and work with research faculty in the development and application of online decision support tools. The appointee must be interested in working with growers, agricultural industries, and other researchers to develop new and improved technologies and management tools into on-farm applications and have the capability of obtaining competitive awards to fund this work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned Ph.D. at the time of hire 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.

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary teams that include researchers and extension personnel.

Record of competitive grant success commensurate with career level.

Record of research activities in the area of agricultural systems management commensurate with career level.

Demonstrated experience in student mentoring and teaching commensurate with career level.

Demonstrated record of publishing peer-reviewed documents commensurate with career level.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000673P

Posting Date: 04/13/2018

Closing Date: 5/31/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

In your cover letter/letter of application, please outline in detail how your background matches the job description as well as the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Please also provide a list of four (4) references and include names, mailing and email addresses as well as phone contact information.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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