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Fate and Transport of Agrochemicals & Contaminants

University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track appoin
Closing date
Jul 2, 2022

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Field of specialization
Agrochemical, Education
Work Function
Research-Applied, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas invite applications for a 12-month, Assistant Professor, tenure-track position (80% research, 20% teaching) in the area of Fate and Transport of Agrochemicals & Contaminants.

A Ph.D. in chemistry, physics, hydrogeology, environmental science, toxicology, soil and water science, weed science, or a closely related discipline with analytical skills on the impact of chemical and emerging contaminants, especially pesticides, on water and soil quality is required. The candidate must have expertise with appropriate instrumentation. Field research experience in herbicide/plant interactions and environmental fate of pesticides is desired. Development of educational programs and presentation in outreach and classroom activities is expected. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary team of researchers and clientele groups. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to obtain extramural funding.

Applicants should submit the following electronically. 1) Letter of application including a summary of relevant experiences and accomplishments; 2) A vision statement regarding your goals in research and teaching for this position; 3) A detailed vitae including a list of publications, grant proposals written and a summary of research and teaching activities; 4) Official academic transcripts; and 5) List of three references with mailing and e-mail addresses and phone numbers. Applications should be submitted electronically. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Mary Savin, Search Committee Co-Chair,, 479.575.5740.

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