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Assistant/Associate Professor of Water for Sustainable Food Systems
New Mexico State University

Date Posted Jun. 10, 2020
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Water for Sustainable Food Systems
University New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM, United States
Department ACES
Application Deadline Jul. 26, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Water Management/Policy
    Food & Nutritional Science
    Biosystems Engineering

New Mexico State University (NMSU) seeks a 9-month Assistant/Associate Professor of Water for Sustainable Food Systems. This new position will be located in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, housed in the most suitable ACES departments under a joint appointment. This is a tenure track position with an allocation of effort that includes 48% research, 40% extension, and 12% teaching. The successful candidate will develop high-impact research and extension programs, recognized nationally and internationally, in the area of water optimization in the food production supply chain, post-harvest through retail. Topics encompassed in this area include food engineering and food processing, life-cycle assessment, distributive processing, food system resilience, process simulation, water use efficiency, waste reduction, water reconditioning and reuse, and sustainability.

A Ph.D. (in hand by date of hire) in a discipline that can support a program in water for sustainable food systems (examples include, but are not limited to, food science and technology; agricultural, biological, mechanical, or chemical engineering) is required.

Application must be submitted online by: 7/26/2020. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: Posting # 2000073F

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

  • NMSU is an EEO/AA employer

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Priscilla Bloomquist
    School of Hotel & Restaurant Management
    New Mexico State University
    Box 30003, MSC AGB
    Las Cruces, NM 88003
  • (575) 646-2877


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