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Graduate Research Assistantship Position at the University of Minnesota

Graduate Research Assistantship Position at the University of Minnesota   Applicants are solicited for a M.S./Ph.D. student to support a Variable Rate Nitrogen (N) and Variable Rate Irrigation research project in corn led by Dr. Vasu Sharma (https://swac.umn.edu/people/vasudha- sharma) and Dr. Yuxin Miao (https://swac.umn.edu/people/yuxin-miao). The research will be focused on applications of proximal, UAV and satellite remote sensing, crop growth modeling and machine learning for crop N and water stress diagnosis and precision irrigation and nutrient management.   Please view the job listing for more information. 

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Precision Agriculture Technologies Extension Specialist

Position Announcement Precision Agriculture Technologies Extension Specialist   Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor, Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Department (BESS). This is a full-time, 12-month, 100% Extension appointment.   Overview: The University of Tennessee Extension is a strong educational and research partner in the effort to improve row crop production systems. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized Extension and applied research Precision Agriculture Technology Program. Specific areas of emphasis could include but are not limited to Precision Agriculture Machinery, Sensing and Control Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Autonomous Agriculture Systems. Primary Responsibilities: Develop, deliver and evaluate an Extension Program in the area of Precision Agriculture Technology that focuses on row crop production systems. This Program will employ innovative teaching strategies and methodologies adapted to diverse audiences including agricultural producers, Extension Agents and Specialist, professional consultants, as well as state, regional, national, and international leaders. Acquire extramural funding to develop & deliver a Precision Agriculture Technology Extension Program. Acquire extramural funding to support a Precision Agriculture Technology applied research Program that includes the training of BESS graduate students and peer-reviewed publication of research results. Publish peer reviewed Extension and journal articles as ...more

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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 CRSA: CRSA is a transversal structure across several UM6P Programs. Research within the center is organized around several major areas that aim to ensure the challenging Food and Water security goal in Africa, with a special focus on developing methods/tools that use multi-source remotely sensed data. The research aims to improve our understanding of the integrated functioning of continental surfaces and their interaction with climate and humans, with emphasis on sustainable management of natural resources (soil, land, water, agriculture) in the context of Climate Change. One of center’s goals is to provide a set of services ...more

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Post Doc in Precision Agriculture - UCONN

Post Doc in Precision Agriculture Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT   Description of the Opportunity: The Soil Fertility and Soil Health Program in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT seeks a highly motivated Post Doctorial Associate. The Post Doc will work with the PIs from multiple institutions (e.g. University of Illinois, Montana State University, Louisiana State University, University of Nebraska, USDA-ARS, etc.) to support projects focuses on studying variable rate strategies using on-farm precision experiments, cutting-edge digital agricultural technologies, big data, and data analytics. The selected applicant will conduct on-farm experiment, analyze data, publish peer-reviewed journal articles, contribute to the development of decision-support tools, and participate extension activities. The Post Doc is expected to develop new projects related to precision agriculture and lead proposal development under the guidance of PIs.    Minimum Qualifications: The applicants must have a PhD degree in Precision Agriculture, Soil Science, Agronomy, Data Science, Environmental Science, or closely related fields.  Demonstrated excellent writing skills. The selected applicant will be expected to publish research findings, write proposals, present in professional meetings and extension workshops.  Demonstrated excellent ...more

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