Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: F_220085 Department: Agronomy & Horticulture-0827 Description of Work: The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ( UNL ) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources ( IANR ) is seeking applications for a research assistant professor position. This 12-month (calendar year), non-tenure track appointment will conduct research projects on soil health gap accounting for regional variability, soil health for rangeland management, soil fertility, and soil microbiology. The apportionment is 100% research. This position will be located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. 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 Agronomy and Horticulture 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. This position is critical in enabling the team of Dr. Maharjan to effectively deliver on a number of soil and soil fertility research projects. The incumbent will assist in managing projects, advising graduate and intern students, and identifying opportunities. The incumbent will conduct research projects on soil health gap accounting for regional variability, soil health for rangeland management, soil fertility, and soil microbiology. The incumbent will communicate and meet with different stakeholders including growers, state, and federal agencies, and report the progress of the research. The incumbent will write proposals for extramural funding. The incumbent is anticipated to organize and contribute to extension activities and prepare both research and extension publications. The incumbent is expected to supervise graduate and undergraduate research programs. 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: Ph.D. in soil science, agronomy, or related field. Post-doctoral research experience in soil health gap concepts or a related field. Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in GIS tools. Expertise in Microbial analyses. Job Type: 12 Month (Faculty Only)

Lincoln, Nebraska

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