Assistant Professor in Natural Resources Conservation Engineering

The College of Agriculture and Food Sciences is accepting qualified applications for Assistant Professor in Natural Resources Conservation Engineering in the Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) Program vacancy at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU).

This nine- month, tenure-track, position involves 60% teaching, and 40% research/extension duties in natural resources conservation engineering. Focus areas may include sustainable water resources management, irrigation technology, sustainable strategies, and agricultural water management in general. Successful candidate should have Engineering skills as described above and skills and abilities in Computing applications including:Word; Excel; MathCAD; MatLab; AutoCAD/Solid Works; and Presentation.

Educational Requirements
An earned Ph.D. 1n Biological, Agricultural, Civil, or a closely related engineering discipline at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned BS in the field. It is desirable that the candidate becomes licensed or is already licensed as a professional engineer. The College seeks to have a candidate iin place before the start of the Fall 2021 semester preferably in the summer.

Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks and verification of education. An official college transcript, a high school diploma, or other educational documents must be submitted, where applicable, at the time of employment. Only United States (U.S.) citizens or aliens who have a legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible for employment. Federal law requires proof of your authorization to work in the United States. You will be required to provide proof of your identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of employment.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information (including loading some documents). Applications must include all work history and education details even if attaching a resume. If you are a current FAMU employee, you must apply through Self Service in iRattler. This search is being conducted under Florida law, including the Sunshine law and Public Records law. Florida A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer including minorities, women, Veterans' and individuals with disabilities.

Candidates should contact Dr. Charles Magee at with inquiries. Complete Applications Must be Received no later than March 17, 2021.

The Biological Systems Engineering program is the sole FAMU stand-alone ABET accredited engineering program but it has close ties with the FAMU -FSU College of Engineering. Many of its students are USDA NRCS scholarship recipients. This program is in the Land-grant College of Florida A&M University and as such students and faculty can fully participate in the Research Centers, Cooperative Extension Program and the International Agriculture program and contribute to the College's tripartite mission. The College receives the largest amount of external research funding at the University and has three satellite centers, a 260-acre farm at the Research and Extension Center in Quincy, FL; The Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research in Tallahassee, and the 3800-acre Brooksville Agricultural and Environmental Research Station in Brooksville, FL.

The selected candidate:
• Develops new and teach present courses in water management, natural resources conservation engineering, and computer applications in biological and agricultural engineering.
• Develops and implement an extramural funded research program in natural resources conservation engineering. Focus areas may include sustainable water resources management, sustainable strategies, applied irrigation research, and irrigation technologies complimentary to limited resources clientele.
• Recruits and advises students in the BASE program; and collaborates with scientists in the Center for Water and Air Quality and other areas of research.

Complete Applications Must be Received no later than Wednesday Mar. 17, 2021.