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Assistant/Associate Professor, Agronomy

Murray State University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Jan 20, 2024
Full-time, tenure track position to begin August 2024.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will be a crop scientist.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course load of 12 hours per semester, including courses such as Crop Science, Integrated Pest Management, and other courses as needed.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in agronomy and develop new courses that will enhance the current Agronomy curriculum.  Public service and research activities, student advising, preparing student teams for competition, advising agronomy club, developing a positive rapport with regional agronomy firms will be required.  The successful candidate will participate in research and scholarly activities, serve on committees, support quality graduate programs, and support the Hutson School of Agriculture.  The successful candidate will be intricately involved with the university research farms as well as industry collaborations.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Ph.D. in Agronomy or related field required. ABDs with a documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Documented successful teaching experience required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in and knowledge concerning cropping systems including corn, soybeans, tobacco, hemp, wheat, and/or precision agriculture.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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