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Assistant Professor Fate and Transport of Agrochem

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

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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.

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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:CSES | Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Department's Website:https://crop-soil-environmental-sciences.uark.edu/Summary of Job Duties:This position offers the opportunity to provide leadership in the fate and transport of pesticides and other emerging contaminants and the safe reuse of recovered and treated water in agricultural systems in Arkansas. The Department seeks an individual who will develop a nationally recognized research and teaching program encompassing the environmental and physiological fate of chemical contaminants to improve the sustainable management of agricultural production systems. Interest, and demonstrated experience, in basic and/or applied research on the environmental fate of pesticides and their metabolites in soil, water, and plants is required. Preference will be given to individuals who can integrate pesticide contamination and degradation in water or the environment within multidisciplinary research teams utilizing existing Division of Agriculture's strengths in sustainability and environmental quality to help predict the effects of contaminants on aquatic ecosystems and protect and improve water quality. The individual will utilize the statewide resources from the University of Arkansas Agriculture Experiment Station to conduct laboratory and/or field experiments that will complement ongoing research on agricultural sustainability. The successful candidate is expected to secure extramural funding to support a strong research and teaching program that includes training of graduate and undergraduate students, publication of research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and outreach including and for relevant stakeholders. The incumbent will be expected to work closely with Extension Specialists to translate research findings into better recommendations for water, soil health and land management.

Teaching Responsibilities: The candidate's interests and capabilities should include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the fate and transport of organic contaminants, analytical research techniques, and a course related to the incumbent's area of expertise to complement existing curricula. The incumbent will be expected to... 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: 3399047

Posted On: May 27, 2022

Updated On: Jun 26, 2022