Asst/Assoc Professor - Irrigation and Water Resources Engineer | University of Nebraska - Lincoln - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: F_220032 Department: Biological Systems Engineering-0833 Description of Work: The selected candidate will play a key role in research and teaching programs in South-Central and statewide across Nebraska. The research will focus on irrigation and water resources engineering in the context of sustainability, including sustainability of water quantity for irrigation, and impact of irrigation on water quality sustainability (such as nitrates). Potential topics include irrigation systems, new technology for irrigation (including the Irrigation Innovation Consortium), and joint management of irrigation and nutrients. The incumbent will be expected to teach or co-teach undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Irrigation and Drainage Systems Engineering, Advanced Irrigation Engineering, and/or Irrigation Laboratory and Field Course. The incumbent would assist with recruiting and advising undergraduate and graduate students in irrigation. Intellectual contributions to teaching programs would be expected, such as development of course materials, converting courses into a digital format for an online MS program. A strong connection with the irrigation industry will be important for meeting stakeholder needs. The incumbent will be expected to be engaged with irrigation extension and research with other faculty. Besides faculty in BSE , likely partners include the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, the School of Natural Resources, and the Department of Agricultural Economics. Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources ( IANR ) and Biological Systems Engineering are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of qualified individuals from underrepresented groups. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination . Minimum Required Qualifications: PhD in Agricultural Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Irrigation Engineering, or closely related field. Demonstrated capability to deliver classroom teaching. Demonstrated capability to execute research in irrigation engineering and management. Capability for teaching/instruction of irrigation engineering and water resources engineering and management courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. Preferred Qualifications: Experience securing financial support for research and/or teaching programs, including grants and contracts as well as cost recovery efforts commensurate with career level. Research experience in the design or management of irrigation systems and/or water delivery systems. Record of peer-reviewed research and teaching publications commensurate with career level. Experience supervising professionals (e.g., support staff) and students. Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate in interdisciplinary research/teaching programs. Experience developing senior and graduate level course curriculum Job Type: 9 Month

Lincoln, Nebraska

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