Category: Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Job Type: time type
Job Number: job requisition id
Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter “Find Jobs” in the Workday search bar to view open positions.
All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.
If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through “My Draft Applications” located on your Candidate Home page.
Type of Position:
Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.
Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.
If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process and require reasonable accommodations, please contact the Division’s Office of Inclusion, Access, and Compliance at email@example.com.
For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or 479-502-9820.
BAEG | Biosensing Engineering
Summary of Job Duties:
The position will support the research program on improving food safety of poultry and pork supply chains in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science at the University of Arkansas. The successful candidate will conduct research in development of innovative biosensors for rapid detection of pathogenic bacteria and viruses for applications in agricultural, food and environment systems. This is a non-tenure track position and is renewed annually based on satisfactory performance and available fund.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks: To design and conduct experiments, write research reports and give presentations at professional meetings, write manuscripts for publishing at professional journals, prepare grant proposals for continued research funds, and supervise graduate students in their research.
Required – Ph.D. degree in a discipline related to biosensing and biomodelling technologies for food safety, such as biological engineering, food engineering, or chemical engineering, and experience in interdisciplinary research.
Preferred – Research experience in the design, fabrication and evaluation of biosensors for detection of biological and chemical hazards.
Commensurate with education and experience
Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Recruitment Contact Information:
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity:
Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
Frequent Physical Activity:
Sitting, Standing, Walking
Occasional Physical Activity:
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.