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UF/IFAS Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion

UF/IFAS Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion

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Assistant Research Scientist - GCREC Plant Pathology - Wimauma, FL

Apply by 11 August 2020 

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  • Details

    Location

    Wimauma, FL

    Open Date

    Jul 28, 2020

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We strongly encourage historically underrepresented groups to apply.

    If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD) or visit Accessibility at UF .

    This is a 12-month non-tenured position (1 FTE) that will be 85% research; 15% extension (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) available at the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida.  This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. Duties will include: 1) Development of molecular methods for detection of strawberry pathogens, 2) Introduction of molecular methods for pathogen detection and identification for use in the diagnostic clinic and other strawberry related projects, 3) Refinement of heat treatment procedures to control the pathogens that are carried on nursery stock while minimizing  damage to the plant. This position is not tenure-accruing. The faculty member may participate actively in graduate education by chairing graduate committees, serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, supervising undergraduate research, and publishing the results with their graduate students.  The faculty member will also seek contract and grant funding actively to support their program.

     

    Required:

    • A doctorate degree (foreign equivalent acceptable) in closely related discipline is required.
    • Four years of experience in related area.
    • Knowledge of scientific methods including experimental design, data collection, and statistical analysis.
    • High- level communication skills both verbal and written, interpersonal relationships, and procurement of extramural funding.
    • Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the Land-Grant system.  Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability. 

    Preferred:

    Postdoctoral experience is desirable. 

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Lecturer - School of Natural Resources and Environment - Gainesville, FL

Apply by 15 August 2020 

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    Location

    Gainesville, FL

    Open Date

    Jun 10, 2020

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We strongly encourage historically underrepresented groups to apply.

    If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD) or visit Accessibility at UF .

     

    The School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Florida, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is inviting applications for the position of lecturer with a start date of January 4, 2021. This is a 12-month full-time non tenure-accruing position with the possibility of renewal and an opportunity to advance in UF’s lecturer track. The salary is competitive and comes with a full benefits package.

    We seek a forward-looking educator with strong intellectual and communication skills and investment in student success who will contribute to and advance our growing program. The position will be 100% teaching (4/4/2). The successful candidate will serve as instructor for a general education course in Environmental Science (multiple sections) and coordinate the SNRE graduate seminar series, with an opportunity to collaborate in developing and teaching additional courses aimed at Environmental Science majors as needed by the unit.

    We strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the profession. The unit endorses the University of Florida’s value of a diverse and inclusive environment.

    This assignment and associated duties as described above may change in accordance with the needs of the unit.

    Background Information:

    The School of Natural Resources and Environment (http://snre.ifas.ufl.edu/) offers university-wide, interdisciplinary degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level that prepare students to understand the complex issues related to environment and socio-economic stability. Through its interdisciplinary educational programs, the School of Natural Resources and Environment will provide tomorrow's scientists, natural resource managers, and societal leaders with the training (acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies) needed to effectively address the enormous environmental challenges facing future society. The School of Natural Resources and Environment is comprised of more than 300 affiliated faculty members, more than 100 graduate students and a like number of undergraduate majors.

    A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in environmental science, biology, ecology, environmental engineering sciences, natural resources or a closely related discipline is required. Candidates must have demonstrable teaching experience in the environmental science arena at an accredited university. Candidates will have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication and interpersonal relationships. Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the Land-Grant system. Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

    Preferred:

    Postdoctoral teaching experience is desirable.  Experience and interest with online teaching and familiarity with distance education delivery tools/strategies is preferred.