Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 93472-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time

Department: DEPT-A0754

Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 93472-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor Notice of Filing



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 14, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Soil Science or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A strong foundation in soil physics and relevant research experience are required.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Department of Soil Science seeks applications for a tenure track faculty position soil physics. Soil physics is a core research area in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and this position is integral to undergraduate and graduate programs in soil and environmental sciences.

The candidate will explore topics in soil physics research such as: formation of soil structure in relation to clay, biota, and organic matter; modeling transport of water, energy, solutes, and particulates; soil sensor development; and soil management and resilience. The candidate should be able to work cross-disciplinary, improving linkages across the food-water-energy nexus. The teaching component of the position would entail at minimum an undergraduate/graduate level course and a graduate level course.

This position carries a commitment to the three functions of research, instruction, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank.

Additional Information:

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:
U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta GA 30303
Phone: 404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642


Teresa Busby
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 08 Feb 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: 09 Apr 2018 Central Daylight Time


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