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The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, announces an academic year, tenure-track assistant professor position in Landscape Architecture. The successful candidate will establish a program of engaging classroom and studio-based teaching and will be expected to develop a clearly-defined program of scholarship leading to the development of new disciplinary knowledge. While all candidates must possess a broad set of skills applicable to a comprehensive education in landscape architecture, this position requires expertise in design theory and process, community planning and design and traditional and digital communication graphics. Candidates should possess a commitment to community engagement and service learning. Collaborative approaches to scholarship at regional, national and international levels are strongly encouraged.
3/1/2011Faculty
  
The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, announces an academic year, tenure-track assistant professor position in Landscape Architecture.  The successful candidate will establish a program of engaging classroom and studio-based teaching and will be expected to develop a clearly-defined program of scholarship leading to the development of new disciplinary knowledge.  While all candidates must possess a broad set of skills applicable to a comprehensive education in landscape architecture, this position requires expertise in site systems and the technical aspects of landscape architecture, including earthwork, grading, storm-water management, contract documentation, computer-aided drafting and digital imaging software. Candidates should possess a commitment to community engagement and service learning. Collaborative approaches to scholarship at regional, national and international levels are strongly encouraged.
3/1/2011Faculty
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The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University, West Lafayette Indiana
invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of interest
include, but are not limited to, epigenetics and chromatin biology such as DNA methylation, histone
modifications and non‐coding RNAs, but all applications from well‐qualified individuals will be seriously
considered. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized extramurally
funded scholarly research program, interact with diverse faculty across the Purdue campus, demonstrate
excellence in teaching, and function as an active and involved member of the department and university
faculty.
1/15/2012Faculty
  
Purdue University invites applications for five tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level that will comprise a university-wide cluster hire in epigenetics / chromatin biology. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, DNA methylation, histone modification and non-coding RNAs. More information about epigenetics and chromatin biology at Purdue University is available at (https://www.purdue.edu/ecb/).
Candidates of interest to the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture are those who are studying molecular epigenetic mechanisms such as DNA methylation/demethylation and other modifications, chromatin remodeling and non-coding RNAs with focus on high-impact fundamental understanding of plant growth, development, evolution or adaptation. 
12/1/2012Faculty
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The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, announces an academic year, tenure track assistant professor position in Landscape Architecture.

Undergraduate teaching is a primary responsibility of this position, and the successful candidate will therefore be expected to establish a program of engaging classroom- and studio-based teaching and also participate in student advising. The candidate will be expected to develop a clearly-defined program of scholarship leading to the development of new disciplinary knowledge. While all candidates must possess a broad set of skills applicable to a comprehensive education in landscape architecture, this position requires specific expertise in: (a) design theory and process, (b) ecologically sensitive and sustainable design employing natural land systems, and (c) plant materials as primary elements of design. Candidates should possess a commitment to community engagement and service learning. Collaborative approaches to scholarship at regional, national and international levels are strongly encouraged.
1/1/2014Faculty
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The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture seeks applications for the position of Department Head.

Responsibilities: The head is expected to provide vision, leadership, and administration in support of the land-grant missions of teaching, research and extension; work closely with faculty and staff to set departmental priorities and allocate resources; advocate for the department within the university, state, region and nation as well as internationally; cultivate an environment that encourages excellence; promote opportunities for interdisciplinary research, teaching, and extension; identify and obtain additional resources for the department; enhance the diversity of our faculty, students and staff; and support a climate of inclusiveness and respect.

 
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have: an earned doctoral degree in a plant science or related field; appropriate qualifications for appointment as a tenured full professor in the department; an outstanding record in teaching, research, and/or extension; the ability to provide academic leadership and to communicate effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students and other groups.
2/1/2014Faculty
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The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  The successful candidate will establish a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program on sustainable practices with respect to horticultural (specialty) crops including, but not limited to, emphasis on urban horticulture, in-and-off-season local production for a north-central U.S. seasonal climate, and controlled environment agriculture. The successful candidate is expected to take a visionary approach to horticultural crop production and management with respect to integration of existing or new technology, achieving economic and social viability, and development of environment-friendly best practices.  State-of-the-art laboratory, greenhouse, controlled-environment, and open-field plant-growth facilities are available within the Purdue HLA Department and College of Agriculture. This will be an academic-year position with a primary research appointment.
The successful candidate will, however, be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses relevant to sustainable horticultural cropping systems. The individual will serve as a member of the graduate faculty and be expected to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral research associates. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research within the HLA Department and across the strong research community at Purdue University. Collaborative research at regional, national, and international levels is strongly encouraged. Further information about the position may be obtained from the chair of the search
committee: Dr. Cary A. Mitchell (Email: cmitchel@purdue.edu).
3/1/2014Faculty
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The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, announces a Clinical/Engagement Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position for Specialty Crop Production at Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center, Vincennes, Indiana.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:  Conduct an innovative outreach and applied research program with demonstrated impact on commercial vegetable and melon crop production. Develop educational programs and publications appropriate to the needs of the industry and Extension professionals in Indiana and nationally. The stakeholder-driven applied research program should complement outreach efforts in vegetable and melon crop production. Primary research area is flexible and could involve cropping systems ecology, soil fertility / plant nutrition, irrigation management, postharvest, or protected agriculture, with an emphasis on sustainable production.<br>
Appointee is expected to interact with faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (HLA), other Purdue faculty, county extension staff, and growers. Generation of funding to support research and outreach is expected, and publication of research results in appropriate venues is expected. Involvement and interaction with graduate students is encouraged, including recruiting and advising students. Further information about the position may be obtained from the chair of the search committee: Dr. Liz Maynard (Email: emaynard@purdue.edu).
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in horticulture, soil science, crop ecology or a closely related field. Applicants should have knowledge of areas related to specialty crop production, efficient use of crop production inputs, design of field and greenhouse experiments, and problem analysis. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Ability to work effectively with clientele and county extension staff is essential and ability to work as a member of diverse teams is important. Organizational skills are expected.
11/30/2014Faculty
  
The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana is looking for students that are interest in creating and maintaining web pages in our department. Interested individuals should email their resume and availabilty to work to kkalbaug@purdue.edu or geiger@purdue.edu Federal Work Study Eligiblity is preferred but not required.
10/31/2014Student
  
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, invites applications from outstanding basic scientists for five tenure-track assistant professor positions that will be part of a new Center for Molecular Agriculture. With the establishment of this Center, we aim to build a team of scientists that will cooperatively address grand challenges in plant biology including, but not limited to, the molecular basis of complex traits, genome interactions with the biotic and abiotic environment, the role of metabolic and cellular processes in determining phenotypes, and the molecular/genetic basis for developmental plasticity and adaptation in changing environments.

Responsibilities: We seek individuals with vigorous and innovative research programs that address fundamental questions in plant biology and who are eager to be part of an interdisciplinary team that will discover basic principles that may contribute to improving agricultural productivity and sustainability on regional, national, and international scales. Candidates utilizing computational/modeling approaches; biosensor/imaging technologies; and working on molecular, organismal or ecosystem levels are all encouraged to apply.The successful candidates will be expected to develop internationally recognized and extramurally funded scholarly research programs, interact with diverse faculty across the Purdue campus, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and excel in doing so, and function as active and involved members of the Center. This is an academic year appointment. The Center is part of the Plant Sciences Research and Education Pipeline, which also includes facilities for genome editing, plant transformation, high-throughput phenotyping, and a plant commercialization incubator. Purdue is home to a dynamic research community of basic and applied plant scientists in the College of Agriculture and across the University. The Center is located in the newly renovated Lilly Hall with excellent modern lab space and plant-growth facilities. Facilities for field-based research are available near campus and throughout the state. Core facilities for genomics, bioinformatics, microscopy, metabolomics, and proteomics are available. Discovery Park promotes interdisciplinary research interactions and provides access to advanced analytical technologies and expertise.

The Center is an integral part of the College of Agriculture, one of the world’s leading colleges of agricultural, food, life, and natural resource sciences and ranked number 8 globally in the 2014 QS World University Rankings. The College is deeply committed to the three land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension), to international activities and perspectives that span all missions, and to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment focused on excellence in all we do.Purdue is an ADVANCE institution – www.purdue.edu/dp/advance. The College has 11 academic departments and includes 330 faculty, 2710 undergraduate students, and 685 graduate students. The College’s strategic plan can be accessed at https://www2.ag.purdue.edu/Pages/strategicplan.aspx.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in life, computational, or physical sciences, preferably with at least two years of post-doctoral experience or its equivalent, a strong publication record, the potential to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, and a commitment to both hypothesis-driven research and teaching excellence.

Application: Applications should be submitted electronically to molecularag@purdue.edu and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research interests, statement of teaching objectives/interests, and the names and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
12/31/2014Faculty
  
Assistant Professor (tenure track) Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (HLA) Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana Duties: The successful candidate will establish a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program on plant responses to the environment (plant acclimation and adaptation to adverse abiotic factors). The successful candidate is expected to take a visionary approach to fundamental discovery of genetic, biochemical, cellular, and/or developmental mechanisms of plant acclimation and adaptation to adverse environmental factors including, but not limited to, water deficit (drought), salinity, temperature extremes, nutrient deficiency/excess, or light. Climate change is expected to impact horticultural crop productivity and research into plant adaptation capable of mitigating any of the myriad adverse effects of environmental stresses is of particular interest. An emphasis in horticultural crop applications is desirable. State-of-the-art laboratory, greenhouse, controlled-environment, and open-field plant-growth facilities are available within the Purdue HLA Department and College of Agriculture. This will be an academic-year position with a primary research appointment. The successful candidate will, however, be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses relevant to cellular and molecular plant physiology, and plant growth and development. The individual will serve as a member of the graduate faculty and be expected to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral research associates. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research within the HLA Department and across the strong research community at Purdue University. Collaborative research at regional, national, and international levels is strongly encouraged. Further information about the position may be obtained from the chair of the search committee: Dr. Robert Joly (Email: joly@purdue.edu). Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in horticulture, plant science, plant genetics, plant metabolic engineering, plant physiology or biochemistry, or a closely related field. Experience in systems biology, cellular biology of environmental sensing, or plant signaling mechanisms, and a multidisciplinary orientation would be valuable skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Although the appointment has no formal engagement component, the position has obvious linkages to commercial industry. Interest in international dimensions of plant responses to the environment is desirable. Compensation: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with professional experience. Academic-year appointment with excellent fringe benefits that include employer contributions to the individual’s retirement program, medical, life & disability insurance, and sabbatical-leave opportunities. The College: The Department is an integral part of the College of Agriculture, one of the world’s leading colleges of agricultural, food, life, and natural resource sciences and ranked number 8 globally in the 2014 QS World University Rankings. The College is deeply committed to the three land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension), to international activities and perspectives that span all missions, and to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment focused on excellence in all we do. The College has 11 academic departments and includes 330 faculty, 2710 undergraduate students, and 685 graduate students. The College’s strategic plan can be accessed at https://www2.ag.purdue.edu/Pages/strategicplan.aspx. Application: Screening of applicants will begin April 6, 2015, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The target date for filling the position is August 15, 2015. Qualified persons are requested to submit a packet including: (i) a letter of application, (ii) a summary of research accomplishments and future research objectives, (iii) a description of teaching interests and experiences, and (iv) a current curriculum vitae. In addition, applicants are asked to arrange for four letters of reference to be sent to the contact provided below by April 6, 2015. A background check is required for employment in this position. All application material should be sent electronically as .pdf files to: Ms. Colleen Flynn Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture Purdue University 625 Agriculture Mall Drive West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010 Email:flynnck@purdue.edu Phone: 1-765-494-1306 Fax: 1-765-494-0391
6/1/2015Faculty
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Position availability: Fall 2015

A half-time research assistantship including a competitive stipend and tuition waiver is available for a Master’s graduate student to do ground-based, thesis research to establish lighting and fertilization protocols for leafy green and dwarf tomato cultivars in controlled environments. Objectives will include creating and evaluating protocols for the “Veggie” plant-growth unit on the International Space Station for a future “pick-and-eat” scenario by astronauts. Experiments will be conducted initially in controlled-environment rooms growing test crops in expandable Veggie-analogue growth units with their own LED lighting and root-support “pillows” designed to support plant growth in microgravity. The thesis work will be conducted in the Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture at Purdue University in the laboratory of Dr. Cary A. Mitchell in collaboration with scientists at the NASA Kennedy Space Center, the Orbital Technologies Corporation, and the Johnson Space Center.

How to apply: Students with a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or other appropriate plant-science-related field with interest in controlled environment agriculture are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should contact Ms. Colleen Flynn flynnck@purdue.edu for application materials or apply directly at the following link:

https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=purduegrad

Questions about the research project can be directed to Cary Mitchell cmitchel@purdue.edu. Applicants with career goals open to possible future employment with space agencies may be interested in this educational and training opportunity. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Project Summary

7/1/2015Graduate Assistantship