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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant Professor Crop Physiology

Assistant Professor Crop Physiology
Description: The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, The University of Georgia,
Tifton Campus invites applications for a tenure track position (85% Research and 15%
Teaching) in Cotton Physiology. The successful candidate is expected to develop a
research program that focuses on physiological aspects of cotton with the objective of
improving cotton production in Georgia. Areas of investigation emphasize whole plant
physiology and will include, but are not limited to, physiology of cotton growth and
development, fruiting profile, fiber development, stress management, cultural
management, and growth termination. Irrigation management and fiber quality are
anticipated areas of focus. The candidate must work cooperatively with UGA faculty, the
Cotton Team, USDA-ARS, industry, and commodity groups. The successful candidate
will be expected to attract extramural funding and publish research results in peer
reviewed journals. Teaching responsibilities will include supporting an active graduate
student program and teaching one undergraduate and one graduate course, each every
other year. Program emphasis could change depending on the needs of the cotton industry
and State.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. in agronomy, crop physiology, crop management, or closely
related field. Experience in cotton is desirable but not essential. The ability to attract


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


Collections: Biotechnology