Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Dallas seeks Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor – Controlled Environment Agriculture Engineering

Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Dallas is seeking a highly motivated and visionary Controlled Environment Agriculture Engineer at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment is 100% effort with AgriLife Research and is 12-month, base-funded position.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Biological and Agricultural Engineering department located in College Station and expected to train graduate students in the discipline as a member of the Graduate Faculty. Applicants should possess an earned PhD or equivalent doctoral terminal degree in biological and agricultural engineering or a related engineering field.

The successful candidate will establish and lead a national and international research program that addresses the engineering needs of the Urban Agriculture industry to provide economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable food production solutions, particularly addressing the needs of underserved communities. The candidate is expected be part of a multidisciplinary team comprised of scientists with complementary expertise in horticulture, agronomy, pathology, entomology, water science, breeding and genomics. Interested candidates should submit:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A statement of research, experiences and interests detailing initial research projects (maximum 3 pages),
  4. A statement detailing how the planned research, service, and/or other activities will contribute to the centers vision and commitment to diversity and inclusion
  5. Names and contact information of four references.

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted online in Workday will be considered.

Please send an e-mail notice of application to the search chair, Dr. Daniel I. Leskovar, d-leskovar@tamu.edu

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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