The School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences at the Louisiana State University AgCenter seeks applicants for a 12 month (55% research and 45% teaching), tenure-track position specializing in sustainable agronomic production. The incumbent will develop a nationally recognized externally funded research program that will complement efforts of soils and plant nutrition scientists in the unit by focusing on integrated production-related issues of important Louisiana crops. The research will support and be integrated with a teaching component. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate/graduate course in weed science, undergraduate courses on crop production, and a graduate course on research methods. The incumbent will take leadership in developing the sustainable production curriculum in an interdepartmental program. Additional responsibilities include advising student groups and recruitment of undergraduates in agronomic and related disciplines. The faculty member will actively participate in graduate education by chairing and serving on graduate committees. Apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for Internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Paper, faxed, or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the letters of recommendation online, they may be sent directly to search chair: Dr. Dustin Harrell, School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences LSU Agricultural Center 104 Sturgis Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D. in soils, agronomy, weed science, applied biology, or closely related discipline is required. Experience in production agronomy is desirable. Willingness to work closely with others and recruit students is required.