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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Water Management

FAES | Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

 

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Water Management

Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

The Ohio State University

 

This position will be a 50% Research/50% Extension (Outreach Education), full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment.

 

Position Location: Columbus Campus

 

Position Description: The successful candidate will conduct research, advise graduate students, and provide leadership for outreach education efforts of the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE). The candidate will be expected to provide leadership in design, implementation and assessment of the effectiveness of land improvements for agricultural water management. A major focus for interdisciplinary research is the Lake Erie watershed and issues related to balancing water quality and agricultural production, and the major focus in outreach education is agricultural hydrology, including drainage systems, and other practices to support water quality and production. We invite the candidate to use OSU’s extensive network of experiment stations and research assets in their research and outreach education programs. The candidate will have opportunities to engage with the College of Public Health, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, OSU Sustainability Institute, Ohio Water Resources Center, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and Ohio Department of Agriculture to advance multidisciplinary research and outreach efforts. The USDA-ARS Soil Drainage Research unit is co-housed with FABE and has a long history of collaborating on agricultural water management research and outreach throughout the Midwest. The Ohio State University seeks qualified candidates for this tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting on or after Aug. 15, 2022.

 

FABE is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion in our profession. We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with diverse life experiences and whose scholarship addresses indigenous knowledge and lifeways; natural and/or cultural resources of importance to different groups of people; use of assistive technologies to enhance outdoor and/or nature-based learning; or enhancing the economic and social well-being of under-privileged or minoritized communities through environmental, outdoor, and/or nature-based education.

 

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