University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Agriculture Experiment Station and the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences invites resumes for a full-time, grant-funded, exempt position.
University Information: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is the 1890-Land-Grant University in Maryland, located in a rural setting on the Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. The major metropolitan areas of Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, and Philadelphia, PA are within easy travel distance.
Conducts research including implementing ongoing collaborative research projects among UMES and USDA-ARS scientists on soil health, nutrient management and water quality, and participates in proposal development for extramural funding applications; and advise and direct undergraduate and graduate student research. Opportunities to provide instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level in soil related classes exist. Performs other related duties as assigned.
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Ph.D. in Soil Science, Hydrology, Agricultural Engineering, or a related discipline. Applicants should have a background or experience in both field and laboratory experimentation.
Knowledge of runoff mechanisms, movement of phosphorus and nitrogen in the environment, nutrient management, and statistics.
Knowledge in modeling and GIS.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Must have strong written and communications skills; ability to form collaborative partnerships; the potential to develop and deploy new management practices as it relates to nutrient management required; and the ability to work with diverse faculty and student body.
UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Open Until Filled
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of research and interests, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three current, professional recommendation to include e-mail address and telephone number. All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit https://umes.peopleadmin.com/postings to apply. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.