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University of Idaho
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Posted: 03/7/2017
Research Faculty
Salary: 0 - $65,005.20+

University of Idaho

Research Faculty

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $65,005.20+ DOE

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Record of competitive grant success commensurate with career level;

demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary teams to conduct transdisciplinary research and outreach;

demonstrated leadership ability in research;

record of research publication in the area of nutrient management in soils and watersheds commensurate with career level;

demonstrated knowledge of the application of research techniques to understand nutrients in soils and watersheds; and

demonstrated experience in student mentoring and teaching.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000551P

Posting Date: 03/06/2017

Closing Date: 4/7/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

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: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.