Department: Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Locations: Normal, AL
Posted: Sep 16, 2016
Closes: Open Until Filled
Position ID: 76676
About Alabama A &M University :
Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the
high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for
the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of
200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville.
AAMU offers its 5,500-student population a wide range of course offerings
under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of
Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral
Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences. The
School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree
programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and
This position is in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences in
the College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences. The position is a
full-time 9 month faculty position. 50%/50% Teaching/Research in
Horticulture/Turfgrass. The rank and tenure-status of position is negotiable
based on qualifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and support integrated consumer horticulture and turfgrass
programs that include sustainable management of home landscapers,
ornamental, fruit, and vegetable productions; address the educational
needs of home/landowners, community gardeners, school gardens, and the
Supervision of undergraduate senior projects, graduate student research,
student advisements, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses.
Participate in scholarly activities (e.g. applied research, grant
writing, publications, presentations), and publish in peer-reviewed
journals as part of his/her professional development, acquire extramural
funding in support of his/her research, and regular participation in other
Initiate and coordinate at the AAMU Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research
Station (WTARS), small plots and field trials to evaluate commercial
Participate on department, college, and university committees, developing
strong collaborative relationships with local and regional growers, plus
other activities as required.
Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience,
certifications, licenses, etc.):
An earned doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in horticulture,
plant science, agronomy or a related discipline
A productive records of teaching and scholarly activity deemed to
strengthen current department initiatives regarding the integration of
best practices principles and methodologies in coursework, laboratory and
field activities is strongly preferred.
The ability to collaborate on applied research with faculty across the
College and University is desirable.
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who
are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color,
national origin, gender, age, or disability.
Please submit the following documents online
Brief statements of teaching and research interest
Goals and Accomplishments
Contact information for three (3) professional references with names and
Unofficial transcript Note: Selected candidate will be required to
submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree prior to
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Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled.
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