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Asst Engineer Prof

  • Pine Bluff, AR, USA
  • Oct 13, 2019

Job Description

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Department of Agriculture
Assistant Professor for Agricultural Engineering (2 Positions)
Appointment:75% Teaching, 20% Research & 5% Extension
The Department of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff invites applications for two 12-month tenure track faculty positions as Assistant Professor for Agricultural Engineering to start in January 2020. Applicants must be certified professional engineers who have experience and qualifications to be able to facilitate and coordinate activities required for ABET accreditation of the agricultural engineering program.
The successful candidates will teach a variety of courses in power and machinery, agricultural production systems, and soil and water systems at the undergraduate level. They should have a thorough and broad understanding of modern equipment used in the construction, agricultural and energy industries.
For the power and machinery position, the successful candidate should be able to challenge students’ creative minds to develop and improve the next generation of agricultural equipment, agricultural machinery, construction equipment, power trains, hydraulics and agricultural mechanics.
For the Agricultural Production Systems and Soil and Water Systems position, the successful candidate will focus on two aspects: Animal and plant production, including structural development and analysis and environmental control and air quality issues associated with housed animals and plants, design and evaluation of conservation systems, and how to mitigate and improve the environmental impacts of production and agriculture.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Engineering Technology or closely related discipline. Three or more years of teaching & curriculum development experience at the college level in the areas of agricultural power & machines, agricultural production systems, & soil & water systems. Five or more years of professional experience in the agricultural or construction equipment industry. Demonstrated ability in developing industry partnerships in the agricultural or construction equipment industry and/or the ability to facilitate procurement of resources in an academic environment.
SALARY:Commensurate with training and experience.
FRINGE BENEFITS: Group health, life and disability insurance; retirement; social security; workers' compensation; paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; tuition discount for employee, spouse and dependent children.
The application review process will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Letter of application, addressing qualifications, position responsibilities, & college values; current CV or resume; official undergraduate & graduate transcripts & at least three professional references, preferably former supervisors to:
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Human Resources Department
1200 N. University Dr., Mail Slot #4942. Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Email: uapbjobs@uapb.edu
FILING DEADLINE: October 31,2019
(Filing deadline may be
extended without notice)
“UAPB is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer & participates in E-Verify
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