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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.
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
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
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
North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, that provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, psychology and computer sciences. NDSU is fully accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission.