Assistant or Associate Professor in Precision Agriculture
Louisiana State University AgCenter
February 20, 2018
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Full Time - Professional
Agronomy, Environmental Science
The School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences seeks applicants for a 12 month (45% teaching, 40% extension, and 15% research), tenure-track position specializing in precision agriculture, agronomic modeling, database management, and GIS remote sensing. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in agricultural GIS with distance education access, a field-based course in hardware and data collection, a course in data assemblage and management, a team taught field course integrating data with precision agriculture equipment, and graduate/undergraduate courses in land use planning and land management. The incumbent will serve as a program resource for extension agents, consultants, commodity groups and clientele on precision agriculture. The incumbent will integrate research findings into workable algorithms for, refining growth of crops, and better understanding environmental interactions to further the science of precision agriculture that complements teaching and research efforts of soil and plant scientists in the unit.
Apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Paper, faxed or emailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the recommendation letters online, they may be sent directly to:
Dr. Steve Harrison School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences 104 Sturgis Hall LSU Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.lsuagcenter.com
Ph.D. in soils, agronomy, geography, geology, biology or closely related discipline. Willingness to work closely with others and provide undergraduate student advising is required. Some travel is required. Excellent verbal and written communication is required.