Professional Opportunities

Last updated: 18 February 2020

**NEW** Assistant Professor – Digital Agronomy

Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Digital Agronomy.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, research, service and outreach functions grounded in the Department’s pillars of sustainable food production systems, soil and environmental health, greenhouse gas and climate change mitigation and adaptation, and seasonally-frozen soils and environments.

This position is meant to bridge the subject areas of agronomy and digital data analytics. The successful applicant will develop a field research program focusing on digital applications in agronomy (e.g., soil and crop remote sensing and GIS applications; variable rate input application technology, targeted control of weeds, insects and pathogens; agronomic data analytics; digital data decision support tools) and/or other advanced technologies, analytics and tools for field- to regional-level decision-making, matching nutrient application to crop needs, and/or optimized, real-time agronomic management.

Please submit all application materials (i.e., a cover letter; a concise summary consisting of a statement of research interests and scholarly work related to digital agronomy, a description of experience in, and evidence of training and mentoring a diverse student population, and a description of activity in outreach and industry/public/Indigenous engagement; a CV that includes the names of three referees; and any other materials that support the application (including select, relevant scientific publications) as a single PDF to Paul Bullock by March 16, 2020. Please refer to Position Number 28507 in the subject line.



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