Department of Horticulture seeks an Assistant Professor, nine-month (academic year) tenure-track position (50% research, 50% teaching).
The candidate is expected to develop and direct an externally-funded, nationally-recognized research program on deciduous fruit production systems, including winegrapes, with emphasis on understanding interactions between the fruiting plant and ecosystems, and applying this knowledge to improve the sustainability of fruit crop production systems. Possible research areas include: soil, water, nutrient and groundcover management; agrochemical leaching/runoff; identification and management of variables contributing to soil health; and nutritional physiology of fruit crop species in relation to food and wine quality.
For additional information, email Dr. Justine Vanden Heuvel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.