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Job Announcement Position: Assistant/Associate Professor Soybean Breeding.

Summary: Job Announcement Position: Assistant/Associate Professor
Soybean Breeding.
Description: The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens GA, invites
applications for a 12-month tenured/ tenure-track position, 85% research and 15% instruction. The
successful candidate will combine traditional and genomic technology to develop improved cultivars and
germplasms of soybean adapted to the Southeastern U.S. with flexibility to solve other agricultural
problems based on industry needs and program direction. The successful candidate is expected to attract
extramural funding, release improved cultivars and germplasms, including deployment of transgenes and
gene/QTL discovery and development of genetic marker assays, and publish results from the program in
peer reviewed journals. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and
graduate student training. A graduate course in quantitative plant breeding and undergraduate course to be
determined per departmental needs will be developed and taught in alternate years. The successful
candidate will be expected to direct graduate student research projects and serve on graduate student
advisory committees
The successful candidate would be part of a strong and growing Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
faculty at UGA that spans departments and schools (www.plantbreeding.uga.edu). The successful
candidate will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory and greenhouse facilities and field research
Basic Qualifications: Qualifications include a Ph.D. degree in plant breeding, plant genetics, or closely
related disciplines, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, obtain extramural funding and


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


Collections: Biotechnology