ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAND & WATER STEWARDSHIP

first_imgMatthew [email protected] Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for furtherinformation. ) Work Type: Official Title: Instructions to Applicants: Successful candidates will have a record of or demonstratepotential for:i) Extramural grant-writingii) Publications in peer reviewed journalsiii) Graduate student training/mentoringiv) Teaching and curriculum developmentv) Contribution to the outreach and service functions of CALS andthe Dairy Innovation Hubvi) Promoting an inclusive and diverse climate within our campusand associated communities Degree and Area of Specialization: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation forUW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respectthe profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. Wecommit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linkedgoals.The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission bycreating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from everybackground – people who as students, faculty, and staff serveWisconsin and the world.For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, pleasevisit: Diversity andInclusion Employment Class: Ongoing/Renewable Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: AUGUST 23, 2021 Salary: Applications Open: Dec 22 2020 Central Standard TimeApplications Close: Full Time: 100% ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN) Job Number: Department(s): In addition to the diverse array of dairy-related research,teaching, and outreach in most College of Agricultural & LifeSciences (CALS) departments, dairy-related research occurs at mostof the 11 CALS Agricultural Research Stations and greenhouses, withthe UW Discovery Farms? program, the Nutrient and Pest ManagementProgram, the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, the Centerfor Dairy Profitability, the Center for Dairy Research, and theCenter for Limnology. Dairy and agriculture-related instructionoccurs in many disciplinary and interdisciplinary majors (DairyScience, Soil Science, Agronomy, Biological Systems Engineering,Environmental Science, and the emerging Agricultural Ecosystems),graduate programs (Soil Science, Agronomy, Plant Breeding &Plant Genetics, Agroecology, and Environment & Resources), andthe Farm & Industry Short-Course program. This network ofresearch, outreach and instruction units uniquely positionsWisconsin as a center of land and water stewardship innovation inthe 21st Century.The UW-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences iscommitted to maintaining and growing a culture that embracesdiversity, inclusion and equity, believing that these values arefoundational elements of our excellence and fundamental componentsof a positive and enriching learning and working environment forall students, faculty, and staff.UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Wepromote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualifiedindividuals to apply.A criminal background check will be conducted prior tohiring. Institutional Statement on Diversity:center_img Position Summary: Contact: Anticipated Begin Date: PhD in Soil Science, Agronomy, Agroecology, AgriculturalEngineering, Environmental Science, Ecosystem Science or relatedfield Principal Duties: Apply online at “Jobs at UW” (http://jobs.wisc.edu) under jobnumber 229881-FA. Applications must be received through theUW-Madison’s online application system.To begin the process, please click “”.Applicants must upload the following information as a single PDFdocument:1) Cover letter2) Curriculum vitae3) Statements of:a. Research accomplishments and future goals (2-page limit)b. Teaching and mentoring philosophy and experience (2-pagelimit)c. Contributions to diversity and inclusion and areas of futureimpact (1-page limit)4) Electronic reprints of one or two articles (pdfs) that arerelevant to the position5) Contact information for three referencesFor questions on the application process, contact Todd Schry([email protected]) in CALS Human Resources. Direct all questionspertaining to the position to Matt Ruark in the Department of SoilScience ([email protected], 608-263-2889).The deadline for assuring full consideration is March 15, 2021;however, the position will remain open and applications may beconsidered until the position is filled. NegotiableACADEMIC (9 months) The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence throughdiversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,you can find information about how to make a request at thefollowing website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/ Reducing nutrient (primarily nitrogen and phosphorus) andcontaminant (PFAS and pathogen) transport from dairy productionsystems and fields to surface and groundwater is a grand challengefor all of agriculture, and particularly so for Wisconsin dairyfarms. Current trends in dairy production systems as well asoff-farm waste streams are putting greater pressure on ourlandscape to store nutrients and filter contaminants and challengethe viability of the industry. To help address these issues, theUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking an Assistant Professorto explore and develop innovative land and water stewardshipsolutions related to dairy production.We are seeking applicants from a wide range of disciplines andperspectives for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track facultyposition in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences atUW-Madison. The position carries a commitment to the threefunctions of research, instruction, outreach, as well asprofessional and university service as appropriate to the positionand rank. Areas of focus could include, but are not limited to,nutrient and contaminant transport, agroecosystem or biogeochemicalsimulation modeling, measurement and sensing technology, landscapeand hydrologic processes, and agronomic innovations to reducingnutrient and contaminant losses. The incumbent’s departmentaltenure home is negotiable, but likely will be the Department ofSoil Science, Department of Agronomy, or Department of BiologicalSystems Engineering.This newly-created position is supported by the Dairy InnovationHub in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The Hub is anexciting new initiative at the three leading UW agriculturalschools (UW-Madison, UW-Platteville, and UW-River Falls) to fosterdairy research, education and outreach in the priority areas ofStewarding Land and Water Resources, Ensuring Animal Health andWelfare, Growing Farm Businesses and Communities, and EnrichingHuman Health and Nutrition. The land and water stewardshipAssistant Professor will join a world-class university and acollege with diverse expertise in agricultural and life sciences.The Wisconsin dairy sector has a strong collaborative relationshipwith the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is highly motivated tohelp explore and develop innovative solutions to the industry?schallenges. As a Hub-supported position, the faculty member willalso have the opportunity to collaborate with other Hubresearchers, pursue Hub funding opportunities, and participate inHub programs. For more information on the Dairy Innovation Hub(https://dairyinnovationhub.wisc.edu/) and UW-Madison CALS Hubefforts (https://cals.wisc.edu/dairy-innovation-hub/) please visitthe websites. Additional Information: A075400-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/SOIL SCIENCE Appointment Type, Duration: Faculty 229881-FA Job no: 229881-FAWork type: Faculty-Full TimeDepartment: CALS/SOIL SCIENCELocation: MadisonCategories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and LifeSciences, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Instructional,Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences,Research, Scientific The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and TotalCompensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensationstructures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles oncurrent job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties andresponsibilities will remain the same. For more information pleasevisit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.Employment will require a criminal background check. It will alsorequire you and your references to answer questions regardingsexual violence and sexual harassment.The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identitiesof applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except thatthe identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).The Annual Security and FireSafety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinarypolicies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, andon-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statisticsfor the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a papercopy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin PoliceDepartment . The incumbent will perform research, teaching, and outreach intheir area of expertise in ways that are relevant to dairyagriculture and related fields.The incumbent will develop an extramurally-funded research programrecognized at state-, national-, and international-levels forinnovative approaches to advancing dairy-related land and waterstewardship. The candidate will work independently and also withina collaborative research team to support the mission of the DairyInnovation Hub.The incumbent will teach classes in their department which alsocontribute to college undergraduate and graduate programs. Teachingresponsibilities will be commensurate with college expectations andconsistent with the teaching loads of other departmentalfaculty.The incumbent will be expected to facilitate interdisciplinaryefforts and collaborative efforts within their department, Collegeof Agricultural and Life Sciences, and federal labs.last_img read more