New Mexico State University (NMSU) seeks a 9-month Assistant/Associate Professor of Water for Sustainable Food Systems. This new position will be located in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, housed in the most suitable ACES departments under a joint appointment. This is a tenure track position with an allocation of effort that includes 48% research, 40% extension, and 12% teaching. The successful candidate will develop high-impact research and extension programs, recognized nationally and internationally, in the area of water optimization in the food production supply chain, post-harvest through retail. Topics encompassed in this area include food engineering and food processing, life-cycle assessment, distributive processing, food system resilience, process simulation, water use efficiency, waste reduction, water reconditioning and reuse, and sustainability.
Application must be submitted online by: 7/26/2020. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/ Posting # 2000073F
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. (in hand by date of hire) in a discipline that can support a program in water for sustainable food systems (examples include, but are not limited to, food science and technology; agricultural, biological, mechanical, or chemical engineering) is required.
About New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.