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Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 07/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job

Posting Date:

10/06/2021 Job

Closing Date:

Open until filled:

Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit the following: a letter of application, detailed curriculum vitae (25-page limit), a one-page statement of research philosophy, a one-page statement of extension philosophy and a one-page diversity, equity and inclusion statement that indicates how you have supported/facilitated DEI , and a list of three references with contact information including email addresses. Complete applications received by November 19, 2021 will be assured of full consideration. For additional information contact Dr. Phillip Roberts at proberts@uga.edu

Location of Vacancy:

Tifton Area EEO Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).
UGA Statement
PLEASE NOTE : On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title Assistant Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Entomology, or related field.
Position Summary
The appointee will develop a strong, extramurally funded research and extension program to support tree nut production with opportunities to pursue work in complementary model systems. With an annual farmgate value exceeding $350 million, Georgia growers currently lead the nation in pecan production. The position has enjoyed a history of strong funding support from the Georgia Pecan Commission and allied industries. Research efforts should integrate levels of biological organization such as population/community ecology, biological control, and insect ecology to improve pest management. Extension activities should improve sustainable and profitable production systems. Mentorship and training of graduate students is a key responsibility of the position.
Additional Requirements
For information about the requirements for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, please see the University of Georgia's Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure and the College of Agricultural and Environment Sciences - Entomology criteria
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
A strong background of relevant course work and a strong record of scholarly achievement.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated expertise in one or more areas including chemical ecology, toxicology, landscape ecology, resistance management or integration of agricultural systems is highly desirable.
Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? Yes Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities
Develop a strong, extramurally funded research and extension program to support tree nut production with opportunities to pursue work in complementary model systems. Research efforts should integrate levels of biological organization such as population/community ecology, biological control, and insect ecology to improve pest management.
Percentage Of Time 100

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Public Svc/Extension Philosophy
  5. Other Documents #1
  6. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63013857
  • Location:
    Athens, Georgia, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor: Agroecology -Tree Nut and Fruit Entomology
  • Company Name For Job: University of Georgia
  • Job Function: Education
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