Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
There is flexibility in this position for either a crop or soil
scientist/practitioner. The successful candidate will be expected
to teach a course load of 12 hours per semester including courses
such as Soil Science, Soil and Water Engineering, Soil Health, etc.
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 required. Participates in research and
scholarly activities, service on committees; support quality
graduate programs, and HSOA. The successful candidate will be
intricately involved with the university research farms as well as
Minimum Education Requirements:
Masters in Agronomy or related field is required.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Documented successful teaching experience required.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
PhD in Agronomy or related field is preferred. ABDs with a
documented plan of completion by appointment date will be
considered. Preference will be given to applicants who have
experience in and knowledge concerning cropping systems including
corn, soybeans, tobacco, hemp, wheat and/or precision
Note: If the successful candidate is master's prepared, the
position will be filled as a non-tenure track, instructor. If the
successful candidate holds a terminal degree, the position will be
filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State
University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D,