FACULTY POSITIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DIGITAL AGRICULTURE: This is an academic year, tenure track, teaching and research position. The successful candidate is expected to work and collaborate effectively with other faculty in a highly interdisciplinary effort to address digital agriculture discovery and learning needs. The individual will engage local, state, national and international government, and non-government agencies, industry, and other stakeholders, and contribute to Purdue’s research and teaching efforts focused largely on digital agriculture data handling/analysis. Research areas may include: application of cyber-physical systems for improved logistics, sustainability, or product quality improvement; design of improved processes and decision tools using computational strategies and data streaming; application of machine learning adapted from other industries that bring productivity and sustainability improvements to agriculture; engineering of solutions that address data quality and security; data architectures, ontologies, and ownership of data; cultivation of an opensource culture for rapid innovation; involvement in data standards and annotation automation. Teaching in related subject matter for upper division and/or graduate-level Agricultural Systems Management and/or Agricultural Engineering majors is expected. The individual will also develop a successful externally funded research program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in agricultural engineering, agricultural systems management, computer engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Excellent communication and grant writing skills are required. Address inquiries to Dr. Dennis Buckmaster at email@example.com. For additional details, see https://engineering.purdue.edu/ABE/people/open-positions/digital-agriculture. ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MACHINE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING: This is an academic year, tenure track, teaching and research position. The successful candidate is expected to work and collaborate effectively with other faculty in a highly interdisciplinary effort to address machine systems discovery and learning needs. The individual will engage local, state, national and international government, and non-government agencies, and other stakeholders, and contribute to Purdue’s research and teaching efforts focused largely on machine systems engineering. Research areas may include: Design of intelligent machine systems enabling digital agriculture; Advanced machine driveline and actuation technology; Pneumatics/hydraulic systems in automation; Robotic/autonomous field and process operations; Engineering for safety; Interactions of machines and biological materials; Diagnostics/prognostics of machine systems. Teaching in related subject matter for Agricultural Engineering degree seeking students is expected. The individual will also develop a successful externally funded research program with support from federal agencies and industry. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in agricultural engineering or a related discipline. Excellent communication and grant writing skills are required. Address inquiries to Dr. John Lumkes at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional details, see https://engineering.purdue.edu/ABE/people/openpositions/machine-systems. APPLICATION MATERIALS: Letter of interest, resume, official academic transcripts, statement of teaching and research philosophies, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Purdue University is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Applications for the Digital Agriculture position should be submitted to email@example.com. Applications for the Machine Systems Engineering position should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. A background check is required for employment in this position. Review of applications for both positions will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until positions are filled. PURDUE UNIVERSITY IS AN EOE/AA EMPLOYER. 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