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Job Title: Assistant Professor, Controlled Environment Horticulture
Company: Texas A&M University
Location: College Station, TX
Assistant Professor, Controlled Environment Horticulture Position Description:ï¿½ The Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX seeks outstanding applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in controlled environment horticulture.ï¿½ This is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with research, teaching and service responsibilities. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2020. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing a strong research program utilizing controlled-environments to develop sustainable and economically viable production systems that support the selection, culture, and marketing of selected specialty crops. The applicant will work closely with faculty at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas as part of a statewide initiative on controlled environment agriculture. Major Duties and Responsibilities: The successful applicant will develop a nationally and internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program that integrates basic and applied horticulture to develop and optimize controlled environment production systems for various horticultural specialty crops. Research should address the optimization and use of state-ofï¿½the-art controlled environments to develop and promote specialty crop production to produce economical and profitable crops that are high in nutritive value to improve the nutrition and health for growing populations of Texans and US citizens. The successful applicant will mentor undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scientists and research technicians. The applicant will develop and teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, and contribute to the department by service on assigned committees.ï¿½ The individual will be expected to publish regularly in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the discipline and to compete successfully for external funding to support his or her program. Qualifications:ï¿½ Doctoral degree in Horticulture, Plant or Crop Science, or closely related discipline is required.ï¿½ Successful candidates should have a strong background in horticultural crop production in controlled environments with knowledge in plant physiology, plant stress, plant breeding, environmental relations or disciplines related to the study of plant responses to controlled environments. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, and a demonstrated ability to publish in refereed journals is desired. Application Procedure: Applications are only accepted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/69427 ï¿½Applicants must include in their application electronic copies of a cover letter, transcripts, curriculum vitae with a list of three references including contact information, as well as research and teaching vision statements. Vision statements should not only address the specific research and teaching programs the candidate would initiate at Texas A&M but should also include how these programs will contribute to the Departments goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The preferred format for uploaded documents include PDF, DOC or DOCX.ï¿½ï¿½Review of complete applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.ï¿½ Direct inquiries to: Dr. Patricia Klein, Search Committee Chair Department of Horticultural Sciences 2133 TAMU ï¿½ 202 Horticulture/Forest Science Building College Station, TXï¿½ 77843-2133 Phone:ï¿½ 979-862-6308ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Email:ï¿½ email@example.com ï¿½The Texas A&M University System is committed to the fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity and human dignity. To fulfill its multiple missions as an institution of higher learning, Texas A&M encourages a climate that values and nurtures collegiality, diversity, pluralism and the uniqueness of the individual within our state, nation and world. All decisions and actions involving students and employees should be based on applicable law and individual merit. Texas A&M University, in accordance with applicable federal and state law, prohibits discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status.ï¿½ The Chronicle of Higher Education. Category: Education, Keywords: Assistant Professor0 – 0Full-Time JEL Classification: C1 — Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General Keywords: Econometrics Full Text of JOE Listing: The Department of Economics at Texas …The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering, at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure track faculty pos…The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering, at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure track faculty pos…
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