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Assistant/Associate Professor – Weed Science with Mississippi State University in Mississippi State, MS

Additional informationMississippi State University 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.

Type of position Tenure-track
Employer Mississippi State University
Location Mississippi Sate, MS
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date of competition Applications will be accepted until a candidate is chosen; review of the candidate pool will begin after August 1, 2015.
Date position available 1/1/2016
Description of duties The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at Mississippi State University is seeking a Weed Scientist to develop a nationally recognized research and teaching program that addresses critical applied weed management issues within various agronomics cropping systems.  The incumbent will work as part of a multidisciplinary team using precision agriculture in research, instruction and outreach, and will be expected to secure extramural funding to support research activities, publish research findings in appropriate professional research journals, make presentations at professional meetings, advise and direct graduate and undergraduate students, teach in areas of specialty, and actively participate in professional societies.
Qualifications sought The incumbent should be familiar with methodologies, tools, techniques, and/or concepts related to the application and use of precision agriculture in their discipline and related fields.  An earned Ph.D. (or A.B.D.) in agronomy, weed science, plant physiology, molecular biology, or a related field is required.  Experience in weed management, herbicide mode of action, plant physiology, statistics, experienmental design, and/or the current molecular techniques required to conduct research is expected.
Contact for additional information Additional information can be sent to Dr. Scott Willard, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Mississippi State University; Bost Extension Center, Room 201, Box 9760; Mississippi State, MS 39761.
Application procedure
Submit what Application must include a letter of research and teaching interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three professional references.
Submit to All applicants must complete the online Personal Data Information Form and submit application materials at https:\\www.jobs.msstate.edu (PARF# 8939). Application must include a letter of research and teaching interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three professional references.
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