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Assistant Professor – Ornamental Crop Innovation Technologist

first_imgOptional & Required DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover LetterTranscriptsCurriculum VitaeStatement of Teaching PhilosophyStatement of Research and/or GoalsOptional DocumentsOther DocumentationOther Documentation (2)Other Posting DetailsJob TitleAssistant Professor – Ornamental Crop Innovation TechnologistPosting NumberP0078FJob Description SummaryThe Department of Horticulture at Auburn University is seekingapplications for the position of Assistant Professor – OrnamentalCrop Innovation Technologist. This position will be a nine-month,tenure-track faculty position with a 75% research and 25% teachingappointment. The projected start date is August 16, 2021.Responsibilities: Research priorities for this position will focuson adapting and/or developing technologies to reduce labor costsand improve production efficiency of the Alabama ornamental nurseryindustry. Example technologies include, but are not limited to,Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID ), crop sensing, internet ofthings (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and cloudcomputing. Specific applications important to the ornamentalnursery industry include labor management and reduction, inventorymanagement, reduction of non-target pesticide applications, andautomation. The selected individual will be expected to work withindustry and Extension personnel to develop and implementlabor-saving, and other programs that seek to improve productionefficiency of the ornamental nursery industry in Alabama. Theselected individual will be expected to publish regularly inpeer-reviewed journals appropriate to the discipline of theirresearch and to compete successfully for external funding tosupport their research program. The selected individual will beexpected to mentor undergraduates in short-term research projectsand to train future innovation specialists and scientists bydirectly advising M.S. and Ph.D. students. The selected individualwill have responsibility in both undergraduate and graduateinstruction. Exact course offerings will be negotiable and based onthe selected individual’s expertise. Departmental, college, anduniversity service is expected.Minimum QualificationsMinimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. from an accreditedinstitution in Horticulture (at the time employment begins),Agricultural or Biosystems Engineering, or a closely related plantscience discipline with experience utilizing advanced technologiesto improve agricultural production systems. Ideally, the selectedindividual should have strong horticultural and engineeringbackgrounds, although expertise from other, closely related fieldswill be considered as well. Documented evidence of individualand/or collaborative research and/or teaching resulting inpeer-reviewed publications is required. The selected individualshould be able to demonstrate ability to work cooperatively withcolleagues across disciplines and develop a collaborative researchprogram. The selected individual must possess excellent written andinterpersonal communication skills to effectively interact withdiverse audiences. The selected candidate must meet eligibilityrequirements to be gainfully employed in the United States at thetime the appointment is scheduled to begin and to continue workinglegally for the term of employment.Desired QualificationsKnowledge and experience in developing and utilizing advancedtechnologies in horticultural or other agricultural productionsystems; Successful competitive grant-writing experience;Experience developing and/or teaching undergraduate and graduatecourses in horticulture, engineering, or a closely related plantscience field; Experience advising students both at the graduateand undergraduate level.Special Instructions to ApplicantsApplicants must apply for the position by visiting the link:http://www.auemployment.com/postings/20268 and attach thefollowing: 1) a cover letter that addresses the experiencepertinent to all of the responsibilities of the position, 2)current Curriculum Vitae, 3) copies of ALL academic transcripts, 4)a two to three page statement of research interests,accomplishments, and future research ideas, and 5) a one pagestatement of teaching philosophy. When prompted during the onlineprocess, please provide names, phone numbers, and email addressesof three professional references. Only complete applications willbe considered. To ensure consideration for the position, applicantsare encouraged to apply prior to or by end of business on February15, 2021 but the search may continue until the position is filled.Questions concerning the advertised position should be directed to:Dr. Daniel Wells, Search Committee Chair, email:[email protected] DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesReferences required for this position?YesIf yes, minimum number requested3Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Advertisement/PublicationWebsitePublic Job Posting (auemployment.com site)Academic ConferenceAgency ReferralInternal Job PostingPersonal ReferralVeterans Assistance Services (Veteran Job Boards, Military BaseServices, State Vet Rep, etc.)Disability Assistance Services (Disability Job Boards, ABLENetwork, Voc-Rehab referral, etc.)Othercenter_img * Please enter the specifics of the option you selectedabove:(Open Ended Question)last_img read more