Assistant Professor of Field Crop Physiology - Montana State University-Bozeman in Kalispell Montana

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Montana State University-Bozeman

Kalispell, Montana 59901

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Duties and

Develop a nationally recognized field research program in crop physiology to address those abiotic factors that limit the economic potential and environmental sustainability of crop production systems in northwestern Montana. Potential research could include investigating methods to improve nutrient and water use efficiency, determining the traits and/or mechanisms associated with abiotic stress tolerance.

The individual is expected to cooperate with other scientists, extension personnel, farmers, and related industry, advisory and commodity groups to develop research priorities and assist in developing management recommendations. The individual must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Expectations for scholarship include publication in refereed journals, presentation at scientific and producer meetings, and development of extension-related materials. Opportunities exist to participate in graduate student education. In supporting these endeavors, the individual is expected to secure extramural funds from state, regional, and/or national sources.




Ph.D. degree in agronomy, crop science, plant physiology, plant nutrition, or closely related field.


Field research experience in agronomic crops.


Demonstrated research experience pertaining to water and nutrient relations of plants and soils.


Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Demonstrated experience in planning, designing, and implementing field research.




Experience in crop modeling and/or remote sensing.


Established record of publishing in referred journals.


Demonstrated ability to write and secure competitive grants.


Demonstrated knowledge of the crops and production practices associated with the Pacific Northwest and Northern Great Plains regions of the United States.


5. Ability to cooperate with researchers and others in the agricultural community.


The Successful
Candidate Will

be a dynamic scientist and educator who will (i) help MSU continue to provide outstanding research, teaching, and service, (ii) have effective interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with research and extension personnel, faculty, students, stakeholders, (iii) have excellent written and oral communication skills, and (iv) work cooperatively with people of diverse backgrounds.

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor
  • Crop Science
  • Field Crop Physiology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Tenure Track
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Research
  • Agronomy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Research Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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