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Assistant or Associate Professor – Weed Science with Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, USA

Type of position The Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University seeks a faculty member to establish an outstanding extension and research program in weed science. This is a 12-month, tenure-track appointment at the assistant or associate professor rank involving 60% Extension and 40% research.
Employer Iowa State University
Location Ames, Iowa, USA
Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Closing date of competition 05/31/2018
Date position available 01/01/2019
Description of duties

Extension responsibilities will include leading state-wide programs focused on current and emerging weed problems in agronomic crop production systems. Research responsibilities will focus on improving the understanding of crop-weed interactions, herbicide resistance evolution, and other factors influencing weed population dynamics. The development of effective, integrated weed management systems that protect environmental quality will be a priority. The successful candidate is expected to: develop an effective and impactful extension program using innovative communication tools, including written, oral, and electronic media; establish an extramurally-funded research program that generates peer-reviewed publications; mentor graduate students in Extension and research projects; and work collaboratively across the interface of disciplines that might include weed physiology, population genetics, other pest management sciences, and ecology. A commitment to diversity and inclusion is expected.

Qualifications sought

Ph.D. by start date in weed science, agronomy, or a closely related field.

Candidates for the rank of associate professor will have, in addition to the above, an outstanding research record as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, a solid record of grant funding, and documented teaching and/or extension education experience commensurate with University standards for such an appointment.

Contact for additional information If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Application procedure  
Submit what 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Statement of Research Philosophy.
5) Statement of Extension Philosophy.
Submit to To apply for this position and complete the Employment Application electronically, please click on https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/31766 and “Apply for this Job”.
Additional Information Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.
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