Ohio State University Assistant Professor in Columbus, Ohio
Department: Horticulture & Crop Science
Summary of Duties:
Reporting to the Chair of Horticulture & Crop Science, the tenure track Assistant Professor, establishes an extramural-funded nationally recognized applied research and extension program focused on corn and emerging crops for industrial or grain purposes within sustainable cropping systems; provides statewide, regional, and national leadership that supports and strengthens the work of the Ohio State University Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team (http://agcrops.osu.edu) in developing and disseminating current science-based information and technologies aimed at improving agronomic crop production systems; interacts with producers, industry representatives, and producer organizations and with state and regional agencies as appropriate to facilitate technology transfer and adoption of recommended practices; research areas may include but are not limited to: resource-efficient and environmentally-compatible cropping systems, crop stress management, cropping system response to climate change, nutrient and water use efficiency, field evaluation of transgenic traits, seed treatments, grain quality and use, and production practices for emerging crops entering bio-based industries or with food-grade uses; supervises the Ohio Corn Performance Testing Program (https://u.osu.edu/perf/); advises undergraduate research projects and graduate students; attracts extramural funding to support research and extension programs; instructs one undergraduate three credit class per academic year.
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Additional Information for Applicants::
Application Instructions: Please include the following: a) cover letter; b) curriculum vitae; c) copy of academic transcripts; d) statement of teaching philosophy; e) statement of philosophy of diversity and inclusion; f) one page statement of future research plans; g) contact information for 3 professional references. Submit all material electronically to Kent Harrison at email@example.com. Review of applicants will begin on January 11, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Doctorate in agronomy.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.