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Two Assistant Professor positions in Controlled Environmental Agriculture
Texas A&M Agrilife


Date Posted Nov. 29, 2018
Title Two Assistant Professor positions in Controlled Environmental Agriculture
University Texas A&M Agrilife
Dallas, TX, United States
Department Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering and Horticulture Sciences
Application Deadline Dec. 15, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Horticulture
    Biosystems Engineering
 
 

The Texas A&M Agrilife Center in Dallas is seeking applicants for two research intensive Faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor to complement a group of highly interactive faculty members working to improve accessibility of healthy vegetables and transfer of technology. Research areas of interest include urban agriculture, vertical and roof top farming, hydroponics, aquaponics. Research must align technology development with government organizations, policy makers, and corporate/industry partners. Research must integrate basic and applied agriculture to diversity crops grown in urban agriculture settings, including testing new plant varieties designed to grow in controlled environmental agriculture and greenhouses and vertical farms. Research must innovate solutions for economically viable controlled environmental agriculture.

Preferred experience includes demonstrated success in grantsmanship; industry experience in urban agriculture or greenhouse production systems. Effective verbal and written skills. Ability to work both independently and as a multi-disciplinary team member.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. All application materials are to be submitted to https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/AgriLife_Research_External . Please submit cover letter, cv, statement of research, teaching/outreach experience. This BAE position is vacancy notice R-013905 and Hort Science vacancy notice is R-013902. Texas A&M AgriLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


  • EEO Statement – Texas A&M AgriLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
    Security-Sensitive Designation – All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Jeanmarie Verchot
    Texas A&M Agrilife
    17360 Coit Rd
    Dallas, TX 75252
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  • 9729529224
  • jm.verchot@ag.tamu.edu

 

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