Assistant Professor — environmental turfgrass management & physiology
This is a full-time, tenure track position 70% research and 30% teaching.
The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program focused on biology, physiology and ecology of turfgrass systems. The research will also address environmental stress interactions on golf courses, sports fields, home and commercial lawns and other turf applications.
Teaching responsibilities will include two undergraduate courses, Turfgrass Management Systems and Turfgrass Management, as well as the development of a graduate course in area of expertise. The successful candidate will also provide co-leadership of the Texas A&M Turfgrass Club, and other duties.
To Apply: email a cover letter (up to two pages), a current Curriculum Vitae and a two page statement on teaching and research relative to the position, and to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Grand Challenges to Dana McMahon at firstname.lastname@example.org and submit at least three reference letters to Dr. Ben Wherley, search committee chair, at email@example.com
Learn more about the TAMU Grand Challenges at: http://grandchallenges.tamu.edu/home/
A complete job description can be found on the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences job board.
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist — small grains
The successful candidate will work closely with county extension agents, extension specialists, research faculty and industry personnel at the local, state and national level to develop and implement high quality educational programs and applied field research to inform the public on issues related to the sustainable production of small grains and cool-season oilseed crops. Significant travel to conduct field research and educational programs and meetings is expected.
This position requires a Ph.D. in the related area of specialization and extensive experience and knowledge of small grains and oilseed crops, as well as the ability to establish effective working relationships.
A complete job description and online application can be found at: https://jobs.tamu.edu/ Job#: R-022266
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist — cotton
The successful candidate will be plan and coordinate educational programs related to adoption of profitable, sustainable and water efficient cotton production systems. Will work closely with county extension agents, extension specialists, research faculty and the cotton industry at the local, state and national levels to develop and implement high quality educational programs, conduct applied field research, and inform the public on issues related to the sustainable production of cotton in Texas. Also expected to participate in professional organizations. Significant travel is expected.
This position requires a Ph.D. in a related field, 5 years of related experience, a strong service ethic and desire to work with all audiences. Computer competencies required.
A complete job description and online application can be found at https://jobs.tamu.edu/” Job#: R-022265
Assistant Professor & Plant Breeder — specialty and organic crops
This is a 12-month, non-tenure-track research faculty appointment with Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Vernon; academic appointment with the Soil and Crop Sciences Department at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
Seeking an outstanding scientist specializing in Plant Breeding (100% research) focused on developing cultivars of specialty crops and organic crops to join a multi-disciplinary research center, with faculty expertise in cropping systems, plant physiology, breeding, geospatial hydrology, soil sciences, ag economics and other disciplines.
Applicant must have an earned Ph.D. at the time of appointment in plant breeding, genetics or physiology and have experience with the latest advances in plant genomics, breeding techniques and marker assisted selection platforms. This position requires coordinating research on complex biological problems, effective management of technical support staff, strong written and oral communication skill and a desire to push the scientific envelope.
Apply online at: https://jobs.tamu.edu/ Job#: R-022955-1
Assistant Professor — soil health, hydropedology
This is a full-time, tenure track, 9-month faculty appointment in College Station – 70% research, 30% teaching. The successful candidate will begin summer or fall of 2020.
The incumbent will provide vision and leadership for an internationally recognized soil health: hydropedology research and teaching program that will address cultural management and ecosystem service contributions of soil health systems, and is expected address critical challenges to soil security and soil health using technically innovative, field-basedmethods at the intersection of soil physics, hydrology and pedology.
A complete job description and online application link can be found at: https://faculty.tamu.edu Job #: 67608
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