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Post Doctoral Fellow 2017- 2018


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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin after September 1, 2017 and continue throughout the year as positions become available. Please attach the following via the on-line application system: 1)letter of interest, 2)current vita, 3)Statement of Research Goals, and 4) copies of all transcripts. When prompted during the on-line application process, please provide names, phone numbers and email addresses of three references. Only complete application materials will be considered.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow 2017- 2018
Posting Number P0989F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The College of Agriculture at Auburn University located in Auburn, Alabama, http://www.ag.auburn.edu, is seeking candidates for the position Post-Doctoral Fellow in various disciplines of agricultural sciences. From time to time, it is necessary to employ Post-Doc Fellows to execute the work associated with various contracts and grants. We are seeking applications from individuals with a PhD in one of the following areas: Agricultural Economics; Animal Sciences; Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences; Biosystems/Agricultural Engineering; Entomology; Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences; Food Science; Horticulture; Plant Pathology; Poultry Science; and Rural Sociology or related fields. Positions are available for a minimum period of one year for a 12-month appointment, subject to annual renewal based on funding, need and satisfactory performance for a maximum period of four years. Post-Doctoral Fellows are non-tenure track positions.

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD in the area of expertise. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. The candidate selected for the positions must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointmentis scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin after September 1, 2017 and continue throughout the year as positions become available. Please attach the following via the on-line application system: 1)letter of interest, 2)current vita, 3)Statement of Research Goals, and 4) copies of all transcripts. When prompted during the on-line application process, please provide names, phone numbers and email addresses of three references. Only complete application materials will be considered.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Website
    • Public Job Posting (AU faculty positions site)
    • Academic Conference
    • Agency Referral
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Veterans Assistance Services (Veteran Job Boards, Military Base Services, State Vet Rep, etc.)
    • Disability Assistance Services (Disability Job Boards, ABLE Network, Voc-Rehab referral, etc.)
    • Other
  2. * Please enter the specifics for the option you selected above:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Will you have your PhD by the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate your area of interest/specialty from the pre-defined list:
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Animal Sciences
    • Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences
    • Biosystems/Agricultural Engineering
    • Entomology
    • Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences
    • Food Science
    • Horticulture
    • Plant Pathology
    • Poultry Science
    • Rural Sociology

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documentation