Michigan State University Seeks Assistant Professor (Climate-Smart Food & Ag Systems Engineering)

Posted on March 21, 2022
Michigan State University Seeks Assistant Professor (Climate-Smart Food & Ag Systems Engineering)
Position Title                                                                                                                                                                    506017_1647869219508_BiosystemsandAgEngLogoHorizontalPantone56736inch
Assistant Professor
Position Summary
The Department of Biosystem and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) at Michigan State University invites qualified applicants for an academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions under the general theme of Climate-Smart Food and Ag Systems Engineering. Various combinations of assignments across research, teaching, and extension/outreach are possible, with the primary area for all three positions in research. The projected start date is August 16, 2022.
Applicants from all areas of biosystems and agricultural engineering are encouraged to apply, but we have a particular interest in increasing our capacity to deliver solutions to local, state, federal, and global stakeholders through the following priority areas:
• Data Systems for Food Safety and Security
• Smart Ag Systems for Specialty Crop Production
• Microbiome Engineering for Food, Energy, Environment, and Health Systems
Successful candidates are expected to build nationally recognized, extramurally funded research programs. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability and commitment to work cooperatively with colleagues across disciplines and develop a collaborative scholarly program at the intersections of food, energy, environment, and health.
We are committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment and dedication to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and advancing this mission.
Required qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Biosystems/Biological/Agricultural Engineering or closely related field relevant to the priority areas above. A demonstrated record of research, teaching, and/or extension/outreach experiences.
Full Posting and Instructions to apply: Here
Review of Applications: Begin on March 21, 2022 and continue until all suitable candidates are selected.
Direct Questions to: Search Committee Chair: Dr. Jade Mitchell, BAE.search@msu.edu.