UC Davis Seeks Assistant Professor (Soil Health)

Posted on June 30, 2022
UC Davis Seeks Assistant Professor (Soil Health)
Position Title: 

Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension in Soil Heath


Position Summary:
The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, internationally recognized as a premier center of excellence in research, teaching, and extension, is seeking applications for a Professor in Cooperative Extension (CE) to join the faculty at the Assistant rank in the field of Soil Health. The mission of the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources is to develop and disseminate comprehensive basic and applied knowledge regarding all aspects of soil, water, and air involving managed and natural ecosystems. A Professor of CE is being recruited to conduct original applied research resulting in information that can be applied to diagnose soil health and identify sustainable and cost-effective management practices to improve soil health in diverse cropping systems, climates and soils, and to develop an extension education and outreach program that extends information to various clientele (e.g., growers, ranchers, county-based CE academics, federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, land managers, and technical service providers) including under-represented groups.
Our Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
As one of the country’s leading R1 institutions, UC Davis seeks candidates with exceptional Soil Health research and/or teaching, and inclusive excellence. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the barriers preventing full participation of members from historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities in higher education, such as (but not limited to) women, underrepresented minorities, individuals self-identifying as LGBTQIA+, veterans, individuals with disabilities, economically disadvantaged groups, first generation, undocumented students, or students with any intersections in between.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California, Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Please review the full Job Posting to learn about the initiatives that keep UC Davis an inclusive and safe campus for our incredibly diverse students, staff, academic appointees, and faculty.
The University
UC Davis is a top-tier public university, ranked 5th nationally by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 9th in the QS USA University rankings, and 10th nationally by US News and World Report among U.S. public universities overall and for research funding. It is also ranked #1 in the diversity and internationalization category in the QS USA University rankings. The US News and World Report rankings also highlight UC Davis as 16th among “top performers on social mobility,” which is determined by the outcomes of Pell Grant recipients and other stats. Check out more ranking information on our “About Us” webpage. Please review the full position description to learn more about acclaimed university and the notable rankings we have received regarding diversity, environmental sustainability, work-life balance, and more.
Applications should be received by August 31, 2022.
Please see the full recruitment posting at: https://apptrkr.com/3168855