Job Opportunities

Lecturer Position

Posted: June 7, 2017


The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources offers a temporary Lecturer position in Soil Physics.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Service periods are: Fall Quarter 2017: September 25, 2017 – December 15, 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach one upper division course in Soil Physics, SSC 107.
QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate professional degree, e.g., doctorate or master’s degree (or 30 units of graduate coursework); demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Temporary lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions that require professional as well as academic expertise.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
COURSE AVAILABILITY: The following course is available for fall quarter 2017: Soil Physics, SSC 107

See link below for full course description. APPLICATIONS: For full consideration, applications must be received by July 2, 2017. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vita, and evidence of teaching proficiency. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Candidates must apply online at

This position is covered by collective bargaining agreement. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Integrated Water Management Planner position

Posted. May 7, 2017

The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources’ Water Planning Division is currently advertising for an open Integrated Water Management Planner position. This is a great entry-level position for those interested in gaining more experience with water management, planning, and policy. An ideal candidate for this position will have an interest in water management and developing ways in which to better inform the public about the importance of water management and planning to the State of Nebraska. This is a full-time position in the Department’s Lincoln office and requires a Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Engineering, Natural Resources, or related field. Additional years of progressively responsible experience in natural resources planning or related area may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Preferred qualifications include experience with website maintenance and website content management, editorial management of documents, development of education and outreach materials, and in-person interactions with the public.

For more information, please see the attached position vacancy flyer. Submit applications through the State of Nebraska Careers website ( until May 23, 2017. Please direct additional questions to Kathy Benson at or 402-471-0582.

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Specialist Position in the Soil Resource Laboratory

Posted. Jan 13, 2017

The mission of the Soil Resource Lab is to repackage National Cooperative Soil Survey data into user friendly online apps and decision support tools. The lab is seeking a highly qualified applicant to manage our complex digital soil survey database, construct and upkeep soil survey apps and create online interactive maps to support land use decision making.

The nature and purpose of this position is to maintain existing apps and develop new soil survey apps for the California Soil Resource Lab. This position will interface with the Lab’s nationwide soil survey database using knowledge of all the necessary code to make the apps communicate seamlessly. These skills include expertise in Apache HTTPE Server, HTML, JavaScript to work with MapServer and JavaScript Libraries. This position will also provide GIS expertise to make maps and construct complex queries of digital soil survey data and other spatial datasets.

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Posted. August 17, 2016

Assistant Professor of Soil Biophysics.The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources (LAWR) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis, invites outstanding scholars to submit an application for Assistant Professor in Soil Biophysics. This will be a 9-month academic year tenure track appointment with teaching, research, outreach/engagement and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will conduct mission-oriented research and outreach/engagement of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station (

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Informatics

Posted. July 5, 2016

The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis,invites outstanding scholars to submit an application for Assistant Professor in Spatial and Environmental Informatics. This will be a 9-month academic year tenure track appointment. The position is in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and there is an expectation for mission oriented research and outreach as part of the California Agricultural
Experiment Station (

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