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Assistant Professor in Soil Remote Sensing

About UM6P: Located at the heart of the future Green City of Benguerir, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), a higher education institution with international standards, is established to contribute to the development of Morocco and the African continent. Its vision is honed around research and innovation at the service of education and development. This unique nascent university, with its state-of-the-art campus and infrastructure, has woven a sound academic and research network, and its recruitment process is seeking high quality academics and professionals in order to boost its quality-oriented research environment in the metropolitan area of Marrakech.   About ...

FACULTY CLUSTER HIRE IN INTEGRATIVE PRECISION AGRICULTURE

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Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.), 0.5 time

GRA Position #545 – Precision Agriculture     Position: Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.), 0.5 time   Location: Department of Agronomy, Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-5501   Position Description: The K-State Precision Agriculture program is seeking a graduate research assistant interested in investigating topics in Precision Agriculture. Ongoing projects include developing artificial intelligence algorithms to optimize crop inputs such as water and nitrogen as well as development and testing of biodegradable soil moisture and soil nitrate sensors.   Qualifications: M.S. degree in related disciplines and experience with GPS, GIS, and spatial statistics is ...

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is seeking an Extension Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of confined animal feeding operations, crop processing, and related structures.  Note that candidates with strengths in design of structures and environmental control systems, animal feeding operations (particularly poultry), crop-processing machinery and systems, and “precision technologies” including electronics, programming, artificial intelligence, sensing, and robotics are preferred.  Screening of applications has already begun, but we will consider new applicants until the position is filled.   Please view the position announcement here. 

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 ...

Post-Doctoral Associate Position

Application: The application package must include, 1) an application letter detailing candidate's qualifications and experience relative to the position description, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) list of publications with role played, 4) PDF of two relevant publications in English where candidate played major role, and unofficial transcripts, and 5) Two letters of recommendations from two professionals. For questions, contact Dr. Burks at tburks@ufl.edu. Send the application package by email to this address with the subject line, “Applicant for Post Doctorate Position”.   Please view the announcement here. 

Post-Doctoral of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Position: Post-Doctoral of Agricultural and Biological Engineering specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Vision, and Embedded/Edge Processing for Robotics Type: Contract annually renewed with 2 year minimum, extendable up to 5. Location: University of Florida, Dept. Ag and Bio Engineering, Gainesville, FL Application Deadline Date: Position open until filled; application review begins immediately. Advertised salary: $60,000 plus benefits. Contact: Dr. Tom Burks tburks@ufl.edu   Description: The University of Florida Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department (https://abe.ufl.edu/) is looking for a motivated individual to join the Agricultural Robotics and Mechatronics Group ...

Post-doctoral of Digital Agronomy, Cornell University

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneering practitioner of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy, and environmental resources; and social, physical, and economic well-being. Within CALS, the mission of the Section of Soil and Crop Sciences is to generate and communicate knowledge about agroecosystems and their sustainable management in the face of accelerating global ...

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, ...

Postdoctoral Scholar in Remote Sensing of Biotic Stress at the University of California, Riverside (USA)

Description The University of California, Riverside is recruiting a Postdoctoral Scholar to develop improved tools for the detection of biotic stress (diseases and weeds) in annual crops in the Southwestern U.S. The Scholar will support the USDA-NIFA-funded project “Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Water, Nutrient, Salinity, And Pest Management in The Western U.S.” (https://ai4sa.ucr.edu/). The overall goal of this project is to develop advanced tools for early stress (abiotic and biotic) detection and decision support for crop management. The Scholar will work with agricultural scientists, extension personnel, and growers and other industry clientele ...

Postdoctoral Scholar in Spray Application Engineering

Postdoctoral Scholar in Spray Application Engineering BIOLOGICAL & AG ENGINEERING / Agricultural and Environmental Sciences / UC Davis   POSITION DESCRIPTION We are seeking a highly motivated scholar to develop a large dataset on orchard airblast/air-assisted sprayers, specialty fruit and nut tree and vine crop canopy characteristics, and environmental conditions. The candidate will be involved with projects on spray deposition and drift data collection, modeling, and simulation to develop decision support tools (i.e., mobile and web apps) for pesticide applicators and regulators. The position is available initially for one year with the possibility of 1-2 years extension.   Major ...

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....