|Position Title||Research Faculty|
|Division/College||Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences|
|Department||Plant,Soil & Entomological Sciences|
|Classification Group Title||Research Faculty|
|Tenure Tracking||Tenure Track|
|Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track)||Not Applicable|
|Pay Range||$65,005.20+ DOE|
|Type of Appointment||Academic Year|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
The appointee is expected to develop a regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized research program related to watershed nutrient management. The appointee will conduct research and have expertise in soil, water, and nutrient management, especially related to nutrient use efficiency, nutrient movement, plant-nutrient interactions, and mitigating fertilizer/manure impacts on water quality. The appointee will have experience in working across multiple spatial scales. Housed in the Soil and Land Resources Division, this collaborative position is part of a cluster hire in the interdisciplinary Water Resources program. The appointee will, therefore, play an active role in both programs. The appointee will be responsible for teaching a senior level lecture and laboratory course in watershed nutrient management.
|Job Duty Function||Teaching and Advising:|
Responsibility for a senior level lecture/laboratory course related to watershed nutrient management. The goal of this course will be to teach students the fundamentals of nutrient management with a focus on maintaining water quality, plant productivity and long-term soil health. A three hour lab per week will be taught to provide hands on experience that reinforces lecture materials.
|Job Duty Function||Scholarship and Creative Activity:|
Lead a strong program in the area of watershed nutrient management. Program research areas may include nutrient dynamics, nutrient and water use efficiency, nutrient application using methods of precision agricultural management, protection of water quality, etc.
Conduct research supported by external grant funding, present findings at professional conferences, and publish in peer reviewed scientific journals. Recruit, lead and mentor students in research activities. Cooperate with internal and external extension and research colleagues to identify research priorities, conduct collaborative projects, and disseminate results.
|Job Duty Function||Outreach and Extension:|
|Job Duty Function||University Service and Leadership:|
Service for University functions and professional organizations.
Earned Ph.D. at the time of hire in soil science, agronomy, or closely related field. Demonstrated record of publishing peer-reviewed research commensurate with career level. Ability to teach a nutrient management course. The appointee must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated experience with grant writing.
Record of competitive grant success commensurate with career level;
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Along with your on-line application, write a letter of application addressing your qualifications (for both the minimum and preferred qualifications listed) and interests, including a clear description of your research interests and teaching philosophy.
In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and transcripts.
|Background Check Statement||
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V