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Assistant Professor (Soil Science)

Position Deleted on 2/06/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Reno, NV
Faculty - Agriculture - Plant and Soil Science
Application Due:
Full Time

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science invites applications for two soil science tenure-track positions, one specializing in Rangeland/Arid Agriculture Soil Science and the other in Soil Science. We seek innovative individuals with interests in climate change or other global change processes; interactions among soil, plants, animals, or water in natural and agricultural systems; altered fire regimes; plant invasion; or restoration of disturbed ecosystems. We are especially interested in candidates with a strong field-based program complemented by excellent analytical skills. The successful candidates will be provided with a competitive start- up package and will be expected to establish a strong, extramurally-funded research program.

Teaching responsibilities include required soil science courses, participation in our graduate programs and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. This faculty position will be tenure eligible.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. with specialization in soil science, soil ecology, or closely-related fields; strong publication record; potential for excellence in teaching; expertise that complements and expands the research capacity of the department.

Preferred Qualifications:
Postdoctoral experience and demonstrated ability to develop a nationally-competitive research program.

Close Date: 2/5/2013

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