These positions are available to persons holding an advanced degree with substantial research and publication record.
About the Job
Oversee research program of grant-funded project for faculty principal investigator (PI). Duties vary according to the needs of the PI. Positions available may be in areas of soil, water, and atmospheric research; soil physical management and conservation of soil and water resources; management of agricultural chemicals and pollutants for water quality maintenance and crop production; plant nutrient management for crop production and environmental protection; systems management of the agroecoenvironment; precision agriculture; and related soil, water, and climatological research.
These positions are all funded by grants and as faculty receive funding on their grant proposals, they look through this pool of applicants to see who best fits their needs on the project for which they have received funding. Hires are made throughout the fiscal year from 07/01 – 06/30 and if you want your application to remain active you will need to re-apply every fiscal year.
About the Department
The mission of the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate is to advance the understanding of Earth system processes and the interaction among land, atmosphere, and water. Through research, teaching, and extension we seek to:
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Activities” page and uploading documents there. This position requires that you attach a list of references and research statement. You may also upload an example of scholarly work.
This position will remain open until filled.
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Background Check Information
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