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Assistant/Associate Professor (Precision/Digital Production Agriculture)

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant/Associate Professor (Precision/Digital Production Agriculture)   WORK LOCATION:  School of Plant, Environmental & Soil Sciences, LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.   RESPONSIBILITIES:  The School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences seeks applicants for a 12 month (50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% extension), tenure-track position specializing in precision/digital production agriculture, agronomic  modeling, database management, and GIS remote sensing.  The incumbent has flexibility to study crop production practices and relate plant physiology, and crop growth using crop models. Research can extend to developing workable algorithms for refining growth of crops, and better understanding environmental interactions to further the science of precision agriculture. The successful candidate will develop 3 introductory/senior level courses  with an emphasis on application of precision agriculture in crop production. The incumbent will collaborate with a team of scientists working in the area of precision agriculture to develop teaching, extension and research programs for commodities of importance in Louisiana.  The incumbent will be part of a team that serves as a program resource for extension agents, consultants, commodity groups and clientele on precision agriculture. The successful candidate will be responsible for obtaining extramural funding to support ...more

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Postdoctoral Associate - Precision Agriculture and Field Crop Sensors

Postdoctoral Associate Precision Agriculture and Field Crop Sensors Department of Animal Science College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, New York   The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.   The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduate and graduate programs on the biology and management of food, laboratory, and companion animal species. Our research programs advance our understanding of animal biology and address local and global issues facing animal industries today. Our goals are to discover and develop new techniques and information to benefit animals, agriculture, and human health. The Department’s 19 faculty members, many internationally recognized, have diverse interests in animal management, breeding, genetics, physiology, nutrition, growth biology, and microbiology.   The sustainability of animal feeding operations in New York State depends greatly on their ability to increase nutrient recycling on the farm, reduce N ...more

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Assistant / Associate Professor of Agronomy in Digital Agriculture (2 positions)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant / Associate Professor of Agronomy in Digital Agriculture (2 positions)   The Department of Agronomy at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana is seeking applications for Assistant/Associate Professors of Agronomy emphasizing the use of the emerging tools in digital agriculture. Two positions are available: Position 1 will focus on improving yield potential and agronomic performance of crop plants; Position 2 will focus on interactions of crops with the environment. Both positions are expected to use data-intensive analytics and modeling to advance our understanding of crop performance. Our ideal candidates will straddle the empirical world and the modeling world; collecting data from experiments, and using these data to inform models, or vice versa. The Purdue University College of Agriculture and the Department of Agronomy are using the digital revolution to improve the efficiency and sustainability of crop production. We are building on existing strengths in soil and plant and crop sciences, and leveraging state-of-the-art assets in statistics, engineering, and computer sciences to create knowledge from disparate data in order to improve management decisions in agriculture. Our goal is to be at the forefront of digital agriculture by expanding our capabilities in supporting field crop production systems typical of Indiana, the Midwest, ...more

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in the Prairie and Bioenergy Lab

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in the Prairie and Bioenergy Lab In the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Lead Researcher: DoKyoung (DK) Lee   Job Description: We are looking for a post-doc to join Dr. Lee’s Prairie and Bioenergy Lab at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The candidate’s duties may vary but will include tasks related to agronomy, modelling and data analysis. A prospective candidate should be versatile and flexible to work on a number of tasks as they are needed. She/he may be involved in some of the lab’s current projects but will likely take the lead on the newly funded projects beginning this year.   The candidate is expected to have a background in agronomy and previous work/research experience with modelling and data analysis. One of our projects will include high-resolution multispectral image collection from UAS (Unmanned Aircraft). These images will be analyzed along with phenotypic data for modelling of crop growth and estimating yield, etc. Projects are expected to generate large quantities of data that will require both data processing and statistical analysis.   This position will include the operation of motor vehicles and traveling ...more

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Tenure-Track Position in Smart Production Systems Engineering

The Department of Bioresource Engineering of McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track, 12-months position as Assistant Professor in Smart Production Systems Engineering. This position is focused on the development, evaluation and adoption of new methods of animal and crop production in the field and in controlled environments. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a Ph.D. in a field associated with agricultural production. The suitable individual will teach courses related to the use of electricity, electronics and signal processing for bioresource engineering students as well as graduate students across multiple disciplines who are engaged in datarich experimentations and advanced computer learning technologies. Special emphasis shall be given to machine vision, artificial intelligence, deep learning and other emerging technologies pertaining to phenotyping (plant and/or animal), animal well-being, food quality assessment, and other relevant applications. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in electronics, mechatronics, electrical engineering, software engineering, agricultural engineering, data science and/or related fields. He/she should be eligible to register as a professional engineer in Canada. Ability to communicate in French and prior experience with the Canadian agricultural and agri-food industry are highly beneficial. If eligible for the ...more

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Research Associate position at MSU NARC

The Northern Agricultural Research Center of Montana State University is seeking interested candidates for the position of Research Associate with the Cropping Systems and Agronomy research group, based in Havre, MT. The Research Associate will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of field research conducted on and off-station under the direction of the Assistant Professor of Cropping Systems.   Equal Opportunity; Veterans/Disabled   Duties and Responsibilities of the position include: Assistance in the planning, design and implementation of field research projects, including soil sampling, planting, application of treatments and general maintenance of research plots; Field data recording and collection of research samples using scientifically prescribed methods; Data compilation, entry and analysis, including image analysis for root growth; summarization and interpretation of research results; Maintenance of plot and laboratory equipment and supplies; Support for other research projects and farm operations at the center as required.   Secondary duties assigned to this position include: Direct supervision of part-time and/or seasonal employees; Travel to agronomic meetings and presentation of research results may also be required periodically; Other related duties as assigned.   Founded in 1893 as a Land Grant University, Montana State University (MSU) is composed of eight academic colleges and ...more

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