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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Agronomist
Mississippi State University/ Delta Research and Extension Center

  • Mar. 9, 2018
  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Agronomist
  • Delta Research and Extension Center
  • Mississippi State University/ Delta Research and Extension Center
    Stoneville, MS
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • September 2018
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Research Professor
  • Agronomy/Plant & Soil Sciences
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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Agronomist. This position is a 100% research, 12-month, non-tenure appointment with Mississippi State University located in the Water Resource Center at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS with an academic affiliation with the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at Mississippi State University. The incumbent will pursue an innovative and comprehensive program in agronomy focused on water use in agriculture with objectives considering both scientific merit and practical needs of Mississippi producers. The function of the position will be to develop, coordinate, and implement research programs pertaining to irrigation of agronomic crops in the Mississippi Delta. The incumbent will demonstrate an ability to lead and collaborate within a multidisciplinary team and have excellent writing and oral communication skills.

Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in plant and soil sciences, agronomy, or a closely related field from an accredited institution of higher learning. Individuals who are ABD (all but dissertation) will be considered. Strong experience in irrigated row crop agricultural production and demonstrated excellence or potential in research, extramural grant, and publication.

Application Process: Application must be submitted online at Applicants should submit the following documents: i) curriculum vitae (including statement of current position and responsibilities); ii) academic transcripts; iii) a statement of research philosophy and research interests; and iv) three letters of reference either online or hard copies to:
Dr. Jeff Johnson, Delta Research and Extension Center, P.O. Box 197, 82 Stoneville Road, Stoneville, MS 38776.

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

  • MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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  • Jeff Johnson
    Delta Research and Extension Center
    Mississippi State University/ Delta Research and Extension Center
    P.O. Box 197
    82 Stoneville Road
    Stoneville, MS 38776
  • 662-686-9311


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