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Assistant Professor - Precision Agriculture Technologies and Data Management

Job no: 515772 Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences Department: Tidewater AREC Location: Tidewater VA Categories: Agriculture / Life Science   Job Description Virginia Tech’ s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is seeking applicants for a 12-months tenure track faculty position in Precision Agriculture Technologies and Data Management (Research/Extension) as part of its Phase II SmartFarm Innovation NetworkTM  faculty cluster hire. Phase II includes a total of seven (7) faculty positions to be filled within several academic units and Agricultural Research and Extension Centers. Collaborations ...

Assistant Research Professor - Precision Agriculture Cluster Hire

Brief description:  Four Assistant Research Professor positions will be expected to coordinate activities with the Associate Director of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and other faculty members to build an independent research, outreach, and teaching program that focuses on precision agriculture. The selected candidate(s) will be required to have a strong background in one or more relevant areas such as agronomy, animal, engineering/technology, database development and management, decision-support, agricultural economics, on-farm research, soil, spatial, and/or weed science, and be able to design, conduct and interpret a wide range of studies relevant to their field of expertise ...

Faculty Cluster Hire in Integrative Precision Agriculture (Open Rank)

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Integrative Precision Agriculture with an academic-year appointment at the University of Georgia. This is a university-wide search; successful candidates will select an appropriate home department and college during the interview and appointment process. Areas of interest include: • Sensor Development and Distributed Sensing – e.g., novel soil- or plant-embedded sensors and biodegradable sensor networks for distributed in-situ measurements of agricultural and environmental variables. • Systems Modeling – e.g., predicting root and shoot growth, nutrient and water uptake, host-microbiome interactions, and pest/pathogen spread at field and landscape scales to fine-tune site-specific crop ...

Ph.D Positions in Precision Agriculture - UMN

The Precision Agriculture Center at the Department of Soil, Water and Climate, University of Minnesota is seeking applications for two graduate research assistant (RA) positions for pursuing Ph.D. studies with research focus on applications of proximal, UAV and satellite remote sensing, crop growth modeling, and machine learning for crop N and/or water stress diagnosis, precision nutrient management, precision water management and integrated precision crop management. These positions are available from the Spring Semester, 2021, but can also start in the summer of 2021.  These positions will pay $26,340 for stipend per year, plus $22,809 for tuition and health insurance.  &...

PhD Assistantship

Position description: The Crop Ecophysiology and Precision Agriculture Laboratory at Texas Tech University (TTU) is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position with research focus on application of remote sensing in plant phenotyping and precision agriculture, especially using unmanned aerial systems for crop stress assessment, plant disease detection, and precision water and nutrient management. We conduct exciting research in remote sensing and data analytics to investigate the factors contributing to the sustainability of agricultural systems, including spatial and temporal variability of plant growth and soil properties, crop stresses, crop disease, and crop productivity. The Postdoc is expected to assist ...

Postdoctoral Fellow - Agricultural Mechanized Systems

Job Summary & Key Responsibilities The Post-Doctoral Fellow will develop and evaluate mechanized/precision agriculture systems (hardware and software), under the supervision of Dr. Travis Esau P.Eng, to improve crop yield and technology transfer activities. They will participate in a combination of field and laboratory research and will be required to complete extensive travel throughout the Atlantic region. Periodic exposure to allergy constituents including dust, insects (e.g. honeybees) are a component of this position.   Requirements: Work on several applied and basic research projects pertaining to precision agriculture technologies in agriculture production systems.  Develop computer software for ...

Postdoctoral researcher at Purdue University

General Description of Position: The plant disease epidemiology and field crop pathology lab at Purdue University, led by Dr. C. D. Cruz, has an immediate opening and is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral researcher. The position is for one year, with the possibility of extension for another 1-2 years. We are searching for an outstanding individual to work on plant disease phenotyping and big data analysis.   Dr. Cruz collaborates with a multidisciplinary group of scientists working at the intersection of quantitative epidemiology, crop protection, crop physiology, engineering, computational biology, remote sensing, machine learning, image processing, ...

Texas A&M GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP - TURFGRASS SCIENCE

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP - TURFGRASS SCIENCE   Position: The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University is seeking a highly motivated student for a Ph.D. degree. The incumbent will conduct interdisciplinary research related to precision turfgrass management; specifically, investigations into the spatial and temporal dynamics of turfgrass and soil characteristics on golf course fairways for targeted applications of management inputs. The selected candidate will also be expected to act as a teaching assistant for two semesters in SCSC 429, Turfgrass Management Systems, or other lab courses within the Department.    Preferred qualifications: M....