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Jobs: Assistant/Associate Research Professor of Plant and Soil Science

Position

Assistant/Associate Research Professor of Plant and Soil Science 

AID

 

Department

Southern University Agricultural Center 

Site

Agricultural Research and Extension Center 

Status

Full-time  

Filled

No 

Active

Yes 

ContactName

Dr. Andra Johnson 

ContactPhone

(225) 771-2244 

ContactEmail

andra_johnson@suagcenter.com 

Category

Unclassified 

DatePosted

05/20/2019 

DateNeeded

 

Deadline

6/28/2019 11:55 PM 

DateRetired

 

Description

The position is a 12-month research appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences with emphasis in Horticulture. The successful candidate will be engaged in conducting research emphasizing the care and management of fruits and vegetables, field/row crops, greenhouse, horticultural, ornamental, and weed control courses from a conventional, organic, and sustainable agriculture perspectives. Other duties to include the occasional teaching of undergraduate courses, student advisement, recruitment/retention.conservation of resources, extension and activities, grant proposals development, securing external funding, engage in scholarly research.publications, and performing related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimal Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Sciences, Crop Science, Horticulture, Sustainable Agriculture or related field; Favorable review will be given to candidates with a master's degree in plant or soil sciences or closely related discipline who also have multiple years of successful applied experience in plant care and management. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita or resume', names of three (3) references and recommendations and college transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists); and finalists for the position will be required to provide three (3) letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Andra Johnson, Vice Chancellor
Office of Research
Fisher Hall, Room 117
Southern University and A & M College
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.
 
Southern University and A&M College is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary

$65,000-$75,000 
Attachments
Unclassified Application.doc    
Created at 5/16/2019 11:30 AM  by Mikhale Robins 
Last modified at 5/21/2019 3:35 PM  by Mikhale Robins