Associate Professor of Weed Ecology and Management for Specialty Crop Systems

Website School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University

The School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University (http://sips.cals.cornell.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Weed Ecology and Management for Specialty Crop Systems. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional applicants at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. The successful applicant is expected to develop internationally recognized research and extension programs supported by external funding. Research should emphasize optimization of the entire production system that results in effective, resilient weed management, and may include applied agroecology, novel production-system enhancements enabled by computing and information science, nanotechnology, autonomous machines, organic agriculture and management of herbicide resistance. The successful candidate will lead an extension program in integrated weed management for specialty crops.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and extension statements, a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and arrange to have three reference letters submitted to Academic Jobs Online at (https://academic jobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12712). Questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair Thomas Bjorkman (tnb1@cornell.edu) or to Ms. Amy Andersen (ada10@cornell.edu; 1315-787-2394). Initial screening of applications will commence on December 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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