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Assistant Professor of Soil Science
Alcorn State University

Date Posted Mar. 20, 2024
Title Assistant Professor of Soil Science
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
The incumbent will coordinate NRCS projects, develop production practices to improve crop productivity, implement practices and techniques for the conservation and management of soil and water resources, and environmental conservation. Teaches courses in soil and plant sciences. He/she may also contribute outreach/extension related to small farmers and underserved communities.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience using statistical, geographical information systems, and Map window.
  • Demonstrates integrity
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Strong time management skills
  • Passion for teaching and engaging with students
  • Ability to well with colleagues and foster a collegial environment conducive to teamwork and student’s high level of learning

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts a requisite number of classes; Teaches assigned subjects
  • Provides guidance and supervision to students
  • Creates and maintains an environment conducive to excellence in teaching, learning and research
  • Preparation and formulation of curricula focused on his/her subject(s)
  • Participates in departmental meetings and holds scheduled office hours
  • Maintains equipment in the laboratory, plans for laboratory practical sessions, and provides materials to students
  • Provides academic support to other faculty member
  • Serves on departmental and University committees, as assigned
  • Demonstrates grantsmanship and the ability to publish peer review journals

Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science or closely related fields

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