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Now Hiring: Assistant or Associate Professor of Soil Physics

This is a 9-month tenure-accruing position that will be 30% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences) and 70% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) in the Soil and Water Sciences Department (SWSD), Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

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Fields in the Everglades Agricultural Area

We research and teach about soil, water, and environmental sciences in urban, agricultural, and natural ecosystems. As a University of Florida department within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, we offer degree, certificate and extension programs on campus and online.
Since our origins, more than 100 years ago, we have made significant contributions to improving the productivity of Florida’s agriculture, helping protect the state's unique ecosystems, and contributing to soil and water science at national and international levels.
We research and teach about soil, water, and environmental sciences in urban, agricultural, and natural ecosystems. As a University of Florida department within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, we offer degree, certificate and extension programs on campus and online.
Since our origins, more than 100 years ago, we have made significant contributions to improving the productivity of Florida’s agriculture, helping protect the state's unique ecosystems, and contributing to soil and water science at national and international levels.
                
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National Science Foundation funding helps graduate student research mangroves in urban areas

Gabriela “Bella” Reyes, a doctoral student in the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The prestigious award will support her while she studies how anthropogenic stressors affect mangrove structure and function. Reyes, a native of Miami, is conducting most of the study at the Biogeochemistry Lab at the

Soil and Water Sciences faculty win national, state awards

Several faculty members in the UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department won state and national awards for their extension service. The awards come from the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals (ANREP) and the Florida chapter of the association (FANREP). Mark Clark, associate professor of wetland ecology, received the Outstanding Extension Specialist

Are rivers big streams or flowing lakes?

New research published in the journal Biogeochemistry focuses on how mid-sized river nutrient cycling works. Is it more like a big stream or a flowing lake? Dr. AJ Reisinger, assistant professor of urban soil and water quality in the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, wanted to find out. He and colleagues spent four summers collecting data from 15

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