Assistant Professor – Environmental Pedology (Requisition # 0908504)

The University of Florida Soil and Water Science Department (SWSD) is seeking applicants for a 12-month, tenure-track position specializing in pedology with environmental applications.  The incumbent will develop an interdisciplinary extramurally funded research program focusing on innovative applications of pedological principles to agricultural, environmental, and ecological issues related to sustainability of subtropical ecosystems.  Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses integral to the SWSD curriculum, either on campus or in distance education format. A full job description can be found at

A doctorate in Soil and Water Science/Geosciences/Environmental Sciences or a closely-related field with emphasis in modern application of pedology or geomorphology is required. Competence in basic pedological field skills and familiarity with quantitative applications to soil and water science (e.g., statistics, geostatistics, remote sensing, GIS, etc.) are expected.  Post-doctoral experience in appropriate area is desirable.  Submit an application online at and provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts showing receipt of the doctoral degree, and contact information for four individuals willing to write letters of recommendation.  The UF application system will be undergoing an upgrade on July 9-12, 2015; beginning July 13th, individuals wishing to apply should go online to and search by Department for 60210000-AG-Soil and Water Science.

Nominations should be sent to Dr. Willie Harris, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, University of Florida, Soil and Water Science Department, 2181 McCarty Hall, P. O. Box 110290, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 (352-294-3110); ). This position is available September 15, 2015 and will be filled as soon thereafter as an acceptable applicant is selected.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 


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