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Assistant Professor – Precision Agriculture: Kansas State University

Assistant Professor – Precision Agriculture: Kansas State University
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop a strong, innovative research and teaching program in precision agriculture to increase agricultural productivity, sustainability, and profitability. Areas of innovation could include site-specific management of crop production inputs; digital and climate-smart agriculture; remote, proximal, and in-situ sensing technologies; GIS applications; geospatial statistics; simulation modeling; and advanced data analytics. Opportunities exist for cross-disciplinary collaboration as part of the university’s strategic initiative in Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics. The incumbent is expected to develop a strong, externally-funded research program including the training of graduate students and peer-reviewed publication of research results. Teaching responsibilities will include Intro. to Precision Ag Software (AGRON 202), Site-Specific Agriculture (AGRON 655), development of a graduate-level course in their area of expertise, and undergraduate advising. The candidate must be able to work in a multicultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity, and teamwork.
Follow the link below for more information on position requirements and to submit an on-line application.
Questions can be directed to Nathan Nelson (nonelson@ksu.edu)