|Type of position
|Tenure-track, 12-month, Assistant Professor, 60% Research & 40% Teaching appointment
|Kansas State University – Agronomy Dept
|Description of Employer
|Why Join Us:
Kansas State University Department of Agronomy is a national leader in agronomic research and education. The university provides strong support for research programs in Food and Agricultural Systems Innovation as well as Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics (https://www.k-state.edu/research/economic-prosperity/).
|commensurate with experience and qualifications
|Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits
|Closing date of competition
|For best consideration, apply by July 1, 2022
|Date position available
|beginning Fall 2022 semester (August 2022)
|Description of duties
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop a strong, innovative research and teaching program in precision agriculture to increase agricultural productivity, sustainability, and profitability. Areas of innovation could include site-specific management of crop production inputs; digital and climate-smart agriculture; remote, proximal, and in-situ sensing technologies; GIS applications; geospatial statistics; simulation modeling; and advanced data analytics. Opportunities exist for cross-disciplinary collaboration as part of the university’s strategic initiative in Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics. The incumbent is expected to develop a strong, externally-funded research program including the training of graduate students and peer-reviewed publication of research results. Teaching responsibilities will include AGRON 202 (Intro to Precision Ag Software), AGRON 655 (Site-Specific Agriculture), development of a graduate-level course in their area of expertise, and undergraduate advising. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
|Contact for additional information
|Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Nathan Nelson, Ph.D., at [email protected] with subject line: Faculty Search.
|Please submit the following documents (online link below):
Letter of application, articulating interest in the position and experience or training relative to the qualifications for the position
|Position announcement – Apply online at this link:
|Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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