There is flexibility in this position for either a crop or soil scientist. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course load of 12 hours/semester including courses such as Soil Science, Crop Science, Soil and Water Engineering, Integrated Pest Management, Soil Health, etc. based on the expertise (plant or soil science) of the candidate. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in agronomy and develop new courses that will enhance the current Agronomy curriculum. Public service and research activities, student advising, preparing student teams for competition, advising agronomy club develop a positive rapport with regional agronomy firms required. Participates in research and scholarly activities, service on committees; support quality graduate program, and HSOA. The successful applicant will be intricately involved with university research farms as well as industry collaborations.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Ph.D. in Agronomy or related field required. Applicants with all but dissertation (ABD) with a documented plan of completion by December 2021 will be considered.
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
Internal Number: 9466
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Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.