Assistant Professor, Precision Agriculture, 60% Research/40% Teaching
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for an Assistant Professor to develop a strong research and teaching program in precision agriculture. This individual will be expected to participate in an interdisciplinary team. Areas of emphases could include site-specific management of crop production inputs, remote and proximal sensing technology, relevant data analytics, GIS applications, geospatial statistics, and the use of small unmanned aerial vehicles in crop production. Opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in Agronomy, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Biology, Animal Science and Industry, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Computer Science, and K-State Polytechnic on crop and forage production, plant breeding, range management, weed science, and soil and water management. Development of a strong, externally-funded applied research program, including the training of graduate students and peer-reviewed publication of research results, is expected. Teaching responsibilities will include AGRON 202 (Intro to Precision Ag Software), AGRON 655 (Site-Specific Agriculture), development of a graduate-level course, and undergraduate advising including participation in student extracurricular activities and relevant academic committees. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork. To apply for this position, visit: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/505017/assistant-professor.