Positions Available at Iowa State Univ.

Ricardo J Salvador rjsalvad at iastate.edu
Tue Oct 20 15:14:54 EST 1992


Following are the descriptions for four positions available in the
Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:	Assistant/Associate Professor, Forage Physiology-Utilization
(tenure-track)

SALARY:	Negotiable on the basis of experience and productivity

START DATE:  March 1, 1993, or as negotiated

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Budgeted 80% research, 20% teaching.  Develop a strong research 
program in forage management, utilization, and grazing systems.  The 
research program could include plant physiological responses to 
livestock defoliation, systems of grazing management, and legume 
persistence.  The position offers excellent opportunities for 
interdisciplinary research with forage breeders, crop physiologists, 
animal scientists, biometeorologists, agricultural economists, 
agricultural engineers, agroforesters, and wildlife biologists.  Excellent 
laboratory and grazing research facilities are available.  The position 
offers an opportunity to contribute to sustainable agriculture by 
interacting with research programs in soil erosion, water quality, and 
cropping systems.  Start-up funds and annual research support are 
available.  The successful applicant is expected to teach advanced forage 
crops courses and to advise graduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
A Ph.D. with emphasis in crop physiology.  Demonstrated research 
creativity and productivity. Strong communication skills, and evidence 
of positive interpersonal relationships.

PREFERRED:	
Significant post-Ph.D. experience in forage management and 
utilization, and research methods. strong knowledge of plant 
physiology, crop ecology, biochemistry, and animal nutrition. Teaching 
experience, and interest or experience in international agriculture will 
be considered positive attributes.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit letter of application, resume with complete publication list, 
statement of research goals, reprints of recent research papers, 
university transcripts, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 
four references.  Send applications to:

Dr. Ronald Cantrell, Head
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011
Telephone: (515) 294-1459 or 294-7636
FAX: (515) 294-3163

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
January 30, 1993 or until a suitable applicant is chosen.

"IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY-AFFIRMATIVE 
ACTION EMPLOYER"

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Department of Agronomy - Iowa State University

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:	Assistant Professor, Agricultural Meteorology (tenure-track)

SALARY:	Negotiable, commensurate with experience

START DATE:	March 1, 1993, or as negotiated

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Budgeted 60% research, 40% teaching.  The successful candidate for this 
position must be committed to development of a vigorous research 
program and effective teaching.  The research program requires 
development and application of atmospheric models to understand the 
transport of insects, pathogens and pollutants as they affect agriculture 
and the environment. Research addressing other critical 
environmental problems that concern both agriculture, and the 
general population would be encouraged.  The position offers excellent 
opportunities for interdisciplinary research with entomologists, 
atmospheric scientists, agricultural economists, the Leopold Center for 
Sustainable Agriculture and the National Soil Tilth Laboratory. 
Outstanding computer support is available in the form of Sun and DEC 
workstations, optical disk storage, a UNIDATA/McIDAS data system and a 
computer support person who is available for assisting in UNIX and 
general computer applications.  The successful applicant is expected to 
teach advanced courses and advise graduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
A Ph.D. in atmospheric science, agricultural meteorology or 
closely related discipline is 
required.	

PREFERRED:Research experience in boundary layer, mesoscale or synoptic 
meteorology is desired. Agriculturally related research preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit letter of application, resume with complete publication list, 
statement of research goals, reprints of recent research papers, 
university transcripts, and names, addresses, and telephone number of 
four references.  Send application to:
Dr. Ronald Cantrell, Head
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa, 50011
Telephone:(515) 294-1459 or 294-7636
FAX: (515) 294-3163

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
January 30, 1993, or until a suitable applicant is chosen.

"IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY-AFFIRMATIVE 
ACTION EMPLOYER"

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Department of Agronomy - Iowa State University

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:	Assistant Professor, Soil Fertility (tenure-track)

SALARY:	Commensurate with training and experience

START DATE:	March 1, 1993, or as negotiated

JOB DESCRIPTION:
	Budgeted 80% research, 20% extension.  Develop a strong soil fertility 
research program,including graduate student training, to support 
production of crops on over 20 million acres in the state.  The research 
program could include studying the chemistry of plant nutrients in 
soils, soil test calibration and fertility management in sustainable 
agriculture and reduced tillage systems.  Other potential opportunities 
include developing soil fertility management systems in cooperation 
with plant breeders to support the development of specialty crops in 
Iowa or becoming involved with international projects.  The position 
offers excellent opportunities for cooperative projects with the National 
Soil Tilth Laboratory, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 
and with plant breeders, crop physiologists, agricultural economists, 
agricultural engineers, etc.  Excellent laboratory and field research 
centers are available.  Start-up funds and annual research funds are 
available.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Ph.D. in Soil Science with emphasis in Soil Fertility.  Demonstrated 
field and laboratory research creativity and productivity, strong 
communication skills, and evidence of positive interpersonal 
relationships.

PREFERRED:
Post-Ph.D. experience in soil fertility research including obtaining 
funding to support research activities.  Strong knowledge of plant 
nutrition, statistics, and laboratory procedures
related to plant and soil analyses.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit letter of application, resume with complete publication list, 
statement of research goals, reprints of recent research papers, 
university transcripts, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 
four references.  Send application to:

Dr. Ronald Cantrell, Head
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011
Telephone: (515) 294-1459 or 294-7636
FAX: (515) 294-3163

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
January 30, 1993 or until a suitable applicant is chosen.

"IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY-AFFIRMATIVE 
ACTION EMPLOYER"

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Department of Agronomy - Iowa State University

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:	Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Soil Chemistry (tenure-track)

SALARY:	Negotiable on the basis of experience and productivity

START DATE:	March 1, 1993 or as negotiated

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Approximately 70% research and 30% teaching.  Research 
responsibilities will include development of a research program in soil 
inorganic chemistry that will complement existing research programs 
in the department and contribute to a basic understanding of 
inorganic/physical aspects of the chemical nature and processes of 
soils.  Other responsibilities include directing graduate students and 
teaching two graduate-level courses emphasizing the inorganic 
fraction of soils and its interaction with the environment.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  Ph.D. in Soil Chemistry or Chemistry.
Demonstrated research creativity and productivity.  Strong Communication
 skills.

PREFERRED:Training in inorganic and physical chemistry that provides a 
background for the application of thermodynamics, kinetics, 
spectroscopy, and surface chemistry for the characterization of soils 
and soil chemical processes.  Independent research experience, a 
knowledge of modeling, and graduate teaching experience is desirable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit letter of application, resume with complete publication list, 
statement of research goals, reprints of recent research papers, 
university transcripts and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 
four references.  Send application to:

Dr. Ronald Cantrell, Head
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011
Telephone: (515) 294-1459 or 294-7636
FAX: (515) 294-3163

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
		January 30, 1993 or until a suitable applicant is chosen.

"IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY-AFFIRMATIVE 
ACTION EMPLOYER"



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