Assistant Professor

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Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track

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University of Arkansas at Monticello
UAM, one of twenty campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in the beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential and commuter, undergraduate institution also offering selected master's degree programs.

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Forestry / Agri / Nat. Resourc

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Summary of Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative and dynamic teaching program in managed plant/soil science; develop grant proposals and secure funding; serve as an advisor for undergraduate students; and lead and contribute to cooperative extension/outreach to agricultural stakeholders in the region. Teaching duties will include undergraduate courses in plant and soil science in support of the program. This position will actively collaborate with University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Extension faculty in delivering outreach to stakeholders. The tenure-track, 12-month position will carry the rank of assistant professor with an approximate appointment of 80% teaching and 20% extension.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in plant science, soil science, or a related field. Expertise and an applied interest in precision agriculture is desired. Candidates should value high-quality teaching and have an ability to establish extension programs of relevance to stakeholders in southern Arkansas with a focus on row crops and attention to other agricultural commodities. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of excellent written and verbal communication abilities. The ability to work collaboratively with other faculty members and representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations is required.

Salary Information:
Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

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Recruitment Contact Information:
Rhonda Parris, Administrative Associate,

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry ( MVR ) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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