Responsibilities : The University of Missouri Agricultural Engineering Extension program is seeking an engineer who would focus in the area of waste management and water/nutrient recycling. The engineer will collaborate with stakeholders in the national agricultural community to develop decision making tools for water/nutrient recycling technology, and the opportunities and challenges to implementation, which is part of a multi-university collaboration effort. Responsibility is to collaborate with the team to engage stakeholders, to develop an understanding of recycling technologies and the opportunities and challenges to implementation in the agricultural sector for treating liquid manure.
Specific activities include:
Collect information from technical providers and facilities utilizing water recycling technology, to feed into research and extension components
Conduct research in manure treatment and water/nutrient recycling
Develop educational materials based on research outcomes and team recommendations
Collaborate with the research and extension teams to develop materials based on research outcomes, and demonstrate proper technology/management
Conduct regional and national workshops/conferences, and on-line educational modules that focus on water/nutrient conservation and recycling
Minimum of B.S. degree in engineering, M.S. degree is preferred
Proven experience and ability to work collaboratively in interdisciplinary environment
Demonstrate effective professional oral and written communication skills
Ability to operate laboratory instrument and other specialized equipment
To apply for this position, please visit the MU web site at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ . Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Teng Lim (firstname.lastname@example.org).
$65,000 / year
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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