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Research Faculty - Extension Specialist - Agricultural Air Quality

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Boise, Idaho
Closing date
May 9, 2024

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Discipline
Interdisciplinary/Other
Career Level
Researcher
Education Level
PhD
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia



University of Idaho

Research Faculty - Extension Specialist - Agricultural Air Quality



Location: Boise, Twin Falls

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time:

Position Summary:
This tenure track assistant professor position will have a 15% teaching, 35% extension and 50% research program. The successful candidate will teach a senior/graduate level course in agricultural air quality that covers topics such as chemical processes governing gaseous losses to the atmosphere, impacts of soil/agricultural management on gas fluxes, downwind impacts of agricultural emissions, and monitoring and measurement of agricultural emissions (gas and particulate matter). Candidates should have demonstrated teaching experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for building a nationally recognized research and extension program in agricultural air quality focused on issues facing Idaho animal agriculture and communities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Animal Science, Environmental Engineering or a closely related field at the time of hire.
  • Experience with emission measurement equipment such as FTIR, Li-CORE, Eddy Covariance and other similar equipment.
  • Experience with researching topics such as agricultural management practices and greenhouse gas emissions; reduction of emissions related to odor in confinement animal agriculture systems; airborne transport of sediment and particulate matter and associated bacteria and contaminants in relation to human health, and impacts of prescribed and wildfire on air quality.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in a higher education setting.
  • Experience with teaching senior/graduate level courses in agricultural air quality covering topics such as chemical processes governing gaseous losses to the atmosphere, impacts of soil/agricultural management on gas fluxes, downwind impacts of agricultural emissions, and monitoring and measurement of agricultural emissions (gas and particulate matter).
  • Experience securing outside funding to support their program.
  • Experience recruiting and advising graduate MS and PhD students.
  • Ability to build a nationally recognized research and extension program in agricultural air quality focused on issues facing Idaho animal agriculture and communities.



Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move 40 lbs.

Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move 40 lbs.


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: F001236P

Posting Date: 04/01/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by May 1, 2024 will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, please write:

  • A letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.
  • A statement of research summarizing your research accomplishments, current work, and future direction and potential of your work.
  • A statement of teaching summarizing your teaching and mentoring style.




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In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, unofficial transcripts and three (3) reference letters emailed directly to rcollier@uidaho.edu.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.







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