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Assistant Professor - Crop Entomologist

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Regular

 

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Sponsorship Available:YesInstitution Name: Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

 

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click theApply link/button.

 

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process and require reasonable accommodations, please contact the Division's Office of Inclusion, Access, and Compliance at bbatiste@uada.edu.

 

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or 479-502-9820.Department:ENPL | Entomology and Plant Pathology

 

Department's Website:https://enpl.uark.edu/Summary of Job Duties:The successful candidate is expected to develop a robust, extramurally funded research program focusing on management and understanding of arthropod pests that impact food and/or fiber crops. Preferred areas of research specialization could include, but are not limited to integrated pest management, landscape ecology, insecticide resistance, grain storage pests, remote sensing, and novel pest control methods. The candidate is expected to demonstrate successful grantsmanship, report research results in peer-reviewed publications, and present research at national, regional and grower meetings. Teaching of graduate and undergraduate level courses, especially in areas of applied pest management (e.g., integrated pest management), will be required. The candidate will interact with producers in the state and integrate with other extension efforts. The candidate is expected to mentor graduate students, provide service to the institution and state as appropriate, and collaborate effectively with departmental research and extension faculty, and colleagues in related disciplines. The incumbent will focus on arthropod pests of agricultural products of importance to Arkansas, such as corn, cotton, rice, soybeans, or feed grains, and problems of other crops (e.g., peanuts, fruits, vegetables) where appropriate. However, research specialization is not limited to a specific commodity.Qualifications:

Minimum

A doctoral degree in entomology or related discipline.

Research experience in crop entomology.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

The ability to conduct independent and collaborative research.

 

Preferred

Experience in a land grant institution.

Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability to work effectively across disciplines in entomology and agricultural systems.

 

Additional Information for Candidates

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville invite applications to fill a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position (70% research, 15% teaching, 15%... For full info follow application link.

 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3067555

Posted On: Sep 25, 2021

Updated On: Oct 26, 2021