Soil Health Institute 18.07.2018

Scientist positions - Soil Health Institute

Project Scientist (6 positions)

Soil Science/Crop Science/Agronomy/Microbiology/Range Science/Ecology

Term: 2 years

The Soil Health Institute seeks up to six project scientists to help identify and develop soil health measurements as well as help manage its comprehensive evaluation program that relates soil health to quantified productivity, economic and environmental outcomes on long-term agricultural experimental sites across North America.

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, located adjacent to the Research Triangle Park (RTP) near Raleigh, North Carolina is seeking up to 6 Project Scientists to participate in a project to evaluate soil health indicators at long-term agricultural experimental sites across North America. The diverse team of scientists will help conduct and manage the SHI’s initiative to identify and develop widely acceptable soil health measurements, standards, and a comprehensive evaluation program that relates soil health to quantified productivity, economic and environmental outcomes.

Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Soil Science, Crop Science, Agronomy, Ecology, Range Science, Soil Microbiology, or related disciplines.
  • Research experience in soil health, agronomy, agricultural production and resource management at the field and laboratory levels.
  • Expertise in field sampling design and statistical analysis is highly recommended.

Morrisville North Carolina, US

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