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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:  The individual will 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. Teach an introductory horticulture course at Vincennes University.
Appointee is expected to interact with faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (HLA), other Purdue faculty, field 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 co-chairs of the search committee:
Dr. Liz Maynard (Email: emaynard@purdue.edu) or Dr. Steve Weller (Email: weller@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.
3/16/2014Faculty