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Assistant Professor – Water Resources Engineering

Appointment: 9 month COALS, 1 month AgriLife Research appointment, tenure track
Administrative Relationships: Reports to Biological & Agricultural Engineering Dept. Head
Work Location: College Station, TX
Date Position is Available: June 1, 2019

Job Duties: Establish an integrated teaching and research program of national recognition that will positively address the water resource needs in Texas, the nation and/or internationally. Participate with and add unique capabilities to existing water science and engineering teams at the department, college and university levels. Partner with and address needs of stakeholders such as the Texas Water Resources Institute, state and federal water management agencies and organizations, water districts, or utilities. Direct graduate research, establish a publication record, and attract extramural funding. Teaching responsibilities will include subject matter appropriate to the individual’s expertise in the department’s undergraduate and graduate courses. In addition, the incumbent will advise both undergraduate and graduate students. Participation in professional improvement efforts and an appropriate level of service to the department, institution, and/or profession is expected. Participate as appropriate in the Water Management/Hydrologic Sciences faculty and graduate program. The incumbent may obtain an appointment with other departments addressing water resource issues if desired.

Required Education: By date of appointment, earned Ph.D. in Agricultural, Biological, Biosystems, Civil, Environmental, Geological, or other engineering discipline.

Required Experience: Demonstrated potential for leading a research and teaching program, with documented expertise in water resources engineering. Experience is required in one or more of the following areas: surface or subsurface hydrology (skilled in observational techniques, process modeling, or stochastic modeling), water resources systems, irrigation and drainage, water system resilience under climate change, or integration of big data and artificial intelligence tools into water management/hydrologic systems.

Preferred Experience: Experience in applying advanced computer modeling or field observational techniques, multi-scale hydrologic process understanding, or systems analysis tools to water resource applications. Demonstrated success in grantsmanship; innovative and effective instruction in related subject matter; experience in two or more of the areas listed for required experience.

Required licenses: Licensed or ability to become licensed as a professional engineer.

Required special knowledge, abilities, and skills: Effective verbal and written skills. Ability to work both independently and as a multi-disciplinary team member.

Application Process: Letter of application describing previous academic experience and vision for this position, resume, names and contact information for three references.

For issues regarding application process, contact Cheryl Yeager at clyeager@tamu.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 7, 2019.

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The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


Assistant Professor – Controlled Environment Engineering for Urban Agriculture

Appointment: 12 month AgriLife Research appointment
Administrative Relationships: The position reports to Center Director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Dallas, and the Biological & Agricultural Engineering Department Head.
Work Location: Dallas, TX
Date Position is Available: January 1, 2019

Job Duties: Establish a nationally recognized research program that addresses the engineering needs of the Urban Agriculture industry to provide economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable food production. This position will be a critical part of a research team that is charged with providing the scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to enhance the industry in Texas and beyond. The incumbent will be expected to establish a strong publication record and attract extramural funding. Mentoring of graduate students in research is encouraged, but not required. Participation in professional improvement efforts and an appropriate level of service to the center, agency, institution, and/or profession is expected.

Required Education: By date of appointment, earned Ph.D. in Biosystems, Agricultural, Biological, Mechanical or other engineering discipline.

Required Experience: Demonstrated potential for leading a research program, with documented expertise in engineering applied to controlled environment systems. Experience is required in several of the following areas: temperature, humidity and gas concentration controls, ventilation, artificial lighting, materials handling and automation.

Preferred Experience: Demonstrated success in grantsmanship; industry experience in urban agriculture or greenhouse production systems.

Required licenses, certifications or registrations: Licensed or ability to become licensed as a professional engineer.

Required special knowledge, abilities, and skills: Effective verbal and written skills.  Ability to work both independently and as a multi-disciplinary team member.

Closing date:  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. All application materials are to be submitted to https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AgriLife_Research_External/job/Dallas-AL-RSCH/Assistant-Professor_R-013905. Please submit cover letter, cv, statement of research, teaching/outreach experience.  This position is vacancy notice R-013905.  Please send an email notice of application to Dr Jeanmarie Verchot, Center Director Texas A&M Agrilife in Dallas.

EEO Statement – Texas A&M AgriLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Security-Sensitive Designation – All positions are security-sensitive.  Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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