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Assistant Professor, bioprocessing Engineer
Post Date: 11/23/2021
Close Date: 12/21/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

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https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2937248&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$70,000 and above

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

Tenure Track, 12-month appointment, 40% teaching (NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources), 60% research (North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station)

Responsibilities:

The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABEN) at North Dakota State University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Bioprocessing Engineering in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources (CAFSNR). All tenure and promotion decisions for this position reside with the CAFSNR. The position is affiliated with the College of Engineering through the provision of a major in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.

The successful candidate will also be expected to teach courses related to bioprocessing engineering, develop laboratory procedures, obtain equipment and instrumentation for teaching the practical applications of the theories and principles in agricultural engineering and agricultural systems management. Specific teaching responsibilities may include: ASM 323 Post-Harvest Technology, ASM 354 Electricity and Electronic Applications, ABEN 456/656 Biobased Energy, ABEN 358 Electric Energy Application in Agriculture, or other courses as required by the department. The individual is also expected to participate in curricular planning and advise undergraduate and graduate students in department programs.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded, nationally-recognized research program in her or his specific area of interest under the broad topic area of ag product development and utilization, sensors and measurement, biomaterials, value added agriculture, or grain handling and storage.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in agricultural engineering or a related field that enables teaching agricultural engineering and agricultural systems management courses.
Interest and ability to develop a high-quality teaching program.
Interest in and ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students
Interest and ability to develop a nationally-recognized, externally-funded research program ag product development and utilization, sensors and measurement, biomaterials, value added agriculture, or grain handling and storage
Ability to work independently and collegially as a multidisciplinary team member
Ability to communicate effectively including excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and students

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated teaching experience, especially at a university
Demonstrated expertise in Northern Plains agriculture
Demonstrated record of scholarship, including experience in conducting research and publishing research findings
Experience preparing successful competitive research proposals
Industry experience
Demonstrated leadership experience, including managing teams or supervising technical support staff
Demonstrated ability to create a welcoming, inclusive, and respectful environment for all students, faculty, and staff

Applicant Materials Required:

The application should include the following:

Letter of application showing how all minimum qualifications are met, and highlighting preferred qualifications that are met
Statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages)
Statement of research experience, interests, and goals (1-2 pages)
Detailed curriculum vitae
Transcripts of coursework for all university degrees
Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three references

Salary and Benefits:

The position offers a competitive salary which is commensurate with experience. The university offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes a retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance. More information on the benefits package can be found at: https://www.ndsu.edu/hr/benefits/

For further inquiries about this position, please e-mail Dr. Ewumbua Monono, Search Committee Chair at ewumbua.monono@ndsu.edu. Include a phrase such as “Inquiry into NDSU Processing Engineering Faculty Position” in the subject line.

Screening will begin 12/21/21
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
We collectively acknowledge that we gather at NDSU, a land grant institution, on the traditional lands of the Oceti Sakowin (Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda) and Anishinaabe Peoples in addition to many diverse Indigenous Peoples still connected to these lands. We honor with gratitude Mother Earth and the Indigenous Peoples who have walked with her throughout generations. We will continue to learn how to live in unity with Mother Earth and build strong, mutually beneficial, trusting relationships with Indigenous Peoples of our region.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in agricultural engineering or a related field that enables teaching agricultural engineering and agricultural systems management courses.
Interest and ability to develop a high-quality teaching program.
Interest in and ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students
Interest and ability to develop a nationally-recognized, externally-funded research program ag product development and utilization, sensors and measurement, biomaterials, value added agriculture, or grain handling and storage
Ability to work independently and collegially as a multidisciplinary team member
Ability to communicate effectively including excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and students

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated teaching experience, especially at a university
Demonstrated expertise in Northern Plains agriculture
Demonstrated record of scholarship, including experience in conducting research and publishing research findings
Experience preparing successful competitive research proposals
Industry experience
Demonstrated leadership experience, including managing teams or supervising technical support staff
Demonstrated ability to create a welcoming, inclusive, and respectful environment for all students, faculty, and staff

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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