The Soil Health Institute announces project scientist positions
The Soil Health Institute seeks up to six project scientists to help identify and develop soil health measurements as well as help manage its comprehensive evaluation program that relates soil health to quantified productivity, economic and environmental outcomes on long-term agricultural experimental sites across North America.
Project Scientist (6 positions)
The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, located adjacent to the Research Triangle Park (RTP) near Raleigh, North Carolina is seeking up to 6 Project Scientists to participate in a project to evaluate soil health indicators at long-term agricultural experimental sites across North America. The diverse team of scientists will help conduct and manage the SHI's initiative to identify and develop widely acceptable soil health measurements, standards, and a comprehensive evaluation program that relates soil health to quantified productivity, economic and environmental outcomes.
All Project Scientists will work in a geographically-dispersed team designed to collect soil samples and evaluate the utility of soil health indicators for quantifying changes in soil properties as influenced by management, climate, production system, and other parameters across North America. Depending upon candidates, these 2-year positions may be staffed at SHI headquarters in Morrisville, North Carolina, or at remote locations (university, federal or private facility) as mutually agreed upon by the SHI, respective location administration, and the successful candidate.
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