This position is a non-tenure-track, 12-month, full-time, benefited faculty research position that is renewable annually. Responsibilities include research in precision agriculture – specifically on decision support to establish best crop management strategies under different environmental conditions and genetic interactions using sensors, automation systems, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, and management of agricultural big data. For more information: https://jobs.ndsu.edu/hr/postings/9792
• Ph.D. in precision agriculture, agricultural systems management, or agricultural engineering, or in a related scientific or engineering field (degree must be completed before accepting the offer) • Interest and ability to develop an externally-funded research program in the broad areas of precision agriculture, with an emphasis in one or more areas such as UAS, or management of big digital data in agriculture • Interest in and ability to mentor graduate students • Experience to work independently and as a multidisciplinary team member within the institution and with stakeholders • Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially in the communication of science and technology among professionals and to the public
About North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, that provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, psychology and computer sciences. NDSU is fully accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission.