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Assistant Professor – Soil Physics at the University of Georgia

Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

This 9-month, tenure-track position involves 40% teaching and 60% research. The successful candidate will be expected to implement a teaching program focused on soil physics and hydrology in Georgia, and to develop an internationally recognized research program on soil physics/hydrology. Potential areas of research include numerical modeling of soil processes across spatial and temporal scales; physical controls on soil and ecosystem processes associated with climate change; water quality and quantity in agricultural and urban streams; rhizosphere processes and their interactions with water, nutrient, and contaminant transport in soil and the vadose zone; and impacts of soil physical properties, hydrologic processes, and soil water dynamics on nutrient cycling and microbial processes.

Applicant screening will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by June 15, 2017; however, screening will continue until the position is filled. The application packet should include a cover letter detailing how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications of the position; current CV; and contact information for three references (who will not be contacted without further correspondence with the applicant). All applicants must apply online at FacultyJobs@UGA. Please see the job posting at: Nominations, questions and/or other inquiries should be directed to Gary L. Hawkins,

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