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Software Engineer required, with master’s degree related to Plant Production and Environment for programming automation tasks with crop simulation models, data processing and analysis related to climate and dissemination of scientific results tasks.

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Vacancies at the European Environment Agency

  • Project Officer:  Climate change mitigation monitoring, reporting and verification
  • Project Manager: Agriculture and agro-ecosystems Contract Agent
  • Project Manager: Soil assessments Contract Agent

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Master’s degree in economics

The Center for Global Trade Analysis, housed in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, is the home of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP), a global network of researchers and policy makers conducting quantitative analysis of international policy issues. The data team member will contribute to the maintenance, development and documentation of the GTAP Data Base and related data and software products through direct contribution and collaboration with external contributors; maintain an active research agenda in an area of interest to the Center; and participate in GTAP outreach activities including communication with stakeholders and other experts and teaching in the GTAP short courses.

Required:

Master’s degree in economics, agricultural economics, operations research, industrial engineering, computer science, or a related discipline.

Three years of economic research experience, with an emphasis on economic modeling.

Experience should cover one or more of the following economic domains: input-output economics, energy economics, and/or the economics of trade and protection.

Some experience dealing with large data sets and constrained optimization or equivalent.

Anticipated start date:  May 1, 2016

 

Cropping Systems Agronomist

The Plant Science Department in the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in agronomy (60% research/40% teaching). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Agronomy or closely related field, successfully completed by the appointment date. The incumbent will be a critical member of a collaborative precision farming research team.

To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and a reference page with a minimum of four current references. Statements of research and teaching philosophy are required.

 

Assistant Professor – Agroclimatologist

As part of Auburn University’s Climate, Human, and Earth System Sciences (CHESS) Cluster Hire Initiative, the College of Agriculture’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences at Auburn University is seeking candidates for the Assistant Professor position in Agroclimatology. The expected start date is August 16, 2016. This is a 9-month tenure-track position with 75% research and 25% instruction responsibilities.

For more information: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/strategic_hire.html

Applicants must apply for the position electronically through http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1346 and submit the following: 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s experience pertinent to the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) copies of academic transcripts, 4) statement of teaching philosophy at graduate and undergraduate levels, and 5) research philosophy and plan. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2016, but the search will continue until the position is filled.

 

El Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) busca dos investigadores (Senior Researcher y Researcher) en el campo de la ciencia social / ciencia medioambiental. 

New position at IFAD: Senior Technical Specialist, Agricultural Economics and Impact Assessment P-4 – Strt. Plan. & Imp. Assm. Division – deadline: 13 November 2015

IFAD’s strength lies in the diversity of its staff and in their commitment to its mandate. We value professionals with strategic vision, a proven capacity to work in teams and generate results, and a deep understanding of and strong commitment to international development.

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Profesor ayudante de Ciencias Vegetales en la Universidad de California en Davis

El Departamento de Ciencias Vegetales de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrícolas y Ambientales de la Universidad de California, Davis, busca un profesor ayudante de Ciencias Vegetales preferentemente especializado en Modelación de Cultivos.

 

School of Integrative Plant Science – Section of Soil and Crop Sciences

The School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University is seeking applicants for a 9‐month tenure‐track position in Geospatial Land Processes with an expected primary affiliation in the Section of Soil and Crop Sciences and with research and teaching responsibilities at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor.

 

Cat Analysis Expert Agriculture (m/f) at Allianz SE Reinsurance

Allianz SE Reinsurance Office in Munich, seeks a talented and highly-motivated individual to join the CAO team of our organization as: Cat Analysis Expert Agriculture.

The purpose of this role will be to support business monitoring and risk control activities for agricultural business within Allianz companies and for Allianz Re. He or she will be involved in model development activities around agricultural insurance products. The job holder will report into the Global Head of Cat Risk Management but be closely linked to the business unit responsible to develop agricultural business in the CoC Agriculture at Allianz Re in Munich.