Find advertised positions for departmental opportunities and area jobs in horticulture. Information below is made available in PDF format.
Professor and Department Head, Horticulture
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences seeks candidates for the position of professor and head of the Department of Horticulture. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to administer and coordinate high-quality teaching, research and Extension programs while playing a proactive role in increasing extramural support for these programs. Specific responsibilities include faculty recruitment, management and leadership; student recruitment; faculty performance evaluations; the coordination of promotion and tenure procedures; program planning and implementation; budget management; and management of physical facilities, including both laboratory and field facilities. The individual will also work effectively with faculty, representing the department among university and agency administrators, industry clientele, and state and federal personnel. The department head (or their designee) has oversight over field units supporting research, teaching and outreach.
Horticultural Postharvest Physiologist (Faculty)
The Department of Horticulture (www.hort.uga.edu), The University of Georgia, is seeking applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Horticulture with responsibilities in postharvest physiology. The position is a twelve-month, tenure track position with a 65% Extension and 30% Research and 5% Teaching appointment. The incumbent will be expected to establish an extension and research program that will use applied research to address high priority problems/issues in postharvest management of horticultural food crops; provide training, resource materials and technical assistance to county extension agents; procure extramural funding; publish research findings; and regularly participate in other scholarly and departmental activities including participation in and support of graduate education. Teaching responsibilities include offering HORT 8080 (Horticulture Research), HORT 9000 Doctoral Research, and HORT 9300 Doctoral Dissertation and serving as major professor for graduate students in the postharvest program.
Grape and Peach Research Technicican
This Research Technician III role is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits. Schedule will mostly be Monday through Friday, but may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends as seasonal data collection and other tasks demand.