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Applied Soil Chemist

08.03.2017 - Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Applied Soil Chemist position will contribute to the integrated research and teaching land-grant Mission of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and IANR, as an effective scholar and citizen, including supporting student recruitment and IANR science literacy.

The emphasis of the research program will be on applied soil chemistry. Research will include field applications of chemical processes in relation to soil and environmental quality in agricultural, peri-urban, and urban areas. Specific investigations can include research to better understand transport, sorption, transformation, and fate of chemicals including emerging contaminants, hormones, and pharmaceutical products using innovative approaches. Expertise in nutrient and carbon cycling and modeling of nutrient dynamics and contaminants in soil, water, and the atmosphere related to soil and water quality is desirable.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in place by date of hire in Soil Science, Environmental Soil Science or closely related field, with appropriate documented teaching in soil science and research experiences in applied soil chemistry

Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2017, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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