Assistant Professor - Critical Zone Pedologist
Critical Zone Pedologist, 12-month tenure track assistant professor position: 65% Research, 25% Teaching and 10% Service, University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY.
Pedology has become an increasingly quantitative discipline investigating soil and landscape forming factors, the development of heterogeneous systems over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, and the effect of human activities therein.
Research – Field based research supported by the use of modern technological and computational approaches, establish strong publication and extramural funding records and develop successful graduate students.
Teaching – The ability and desire to interact with students is essential. Teach a course in pedology / geomorphology plus other courses, such as soil judging, as needed.
Service - Serve as the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station liaison with the USDA NRCS Soil Survey Division. Participate in service activities at the university and pursue professional development activities in a professional society.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in pedology, soil science, or a closely related discipline is required by the time of employment. A record of peer-reviewed publications is essential. Teaching experience is valued.
Review of applications begins after May 31, 2017; position is available January 1, 2018. To view the full position description and application requirements go to http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/139158. To apply a UK Online Application must be submitted. Direct questions to Todd Pfeiffer (firstname.lastname@example.org) 859-218-0709.
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people.