Horticultural Food Crops and Production Systems
Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor, Horticultural Food Crops and Production Systems 12-month, tenure-track, 60% teaching, 40% research
POSITION SUMMARY: This faculty position will be focused on teaching and research in the area of Sustainable Food Production Systems related to horticultural crops. The successful candidate will be active in both the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, specifically the undergraduate Horticulture Production option and graduate education in horticultural food crops including our M.S. specialization in Urban Food Systems. The research responsibility will include establishment of an internationally recognized and externally funded program focused on sustainable and/or organic horticultural crops and production systems. Candidates with teaching and research experience related to horticultural crops and assessing sustainability, crop production methods, organic and/or regenerative agriculture, and urban food systems are encouraged to apply. This position provides numerous opportunities including: the potential for multi-disciplinary collaboration across campus, leadership at the Willow Lake Student Farm, working with faculty located at research stations across the state, and contributing towards the growing undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University.
POSITION LOCATION: Manhattan, Kansas