Assistant Professor Position Available

The Department of Soil Science seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in soil physics.  Soil physics is a core research area in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and this position is integral to undergraduate and graduate programs in soil and environmental sciences.  This position carries a commitment to the three functions of research, instruction, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank.  The candidate will explore topics in soil physics research such as:  formation of soil structure in relation to clay, biota, and organic matter; modeling transport of water, energy, solutes, and particulates; soil sensor development; and soil management and resilience.  The candidate should be able to work cross-disciplinary, improving linkages across the food-water-energy nexus.  The teaching component of the position will entail at a minimum an undergraduate/graduate-level course and a graduate-level course.  For a full position announcement and application instructions, go to  To ensure consideration, application must be received by Friday, September 1, 2017.