The NMSU Agricultural Science Center located in Artesia, NM is searching for a dynamic scientist who may have the opportunity to serve as an innovative and collaborative leader with administrative responsibilities as a superintendent of the Sustainable Agricultural Science Center. An earned Ph.D. in hydrology, water resources science, irrigation engineering, soil science, horticulture, agronomy, or related discipline. The candidate must qualify for tenure and appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor in the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of successful grantsmanship, experience conducting independent research, mentoring graduate students and leading/managing research teams. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability for inclusive engagement with diverse stakeholder communities.
This is a tenure track, 12-month position. The successful candidate will interact with researchers and producers throughout the state to develop and enhance production practices that New Mexico farmers could successfully implement. Research opportunities at the Center include assessing drought-, heat-, and salt tolerant crops that will thrive in arid- and semi-arid environments, and alternative water resources and water management practices.
Application must be submitted online by: 12/6/2023. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://careers.nmsu.edu/jobs/search
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.