Notice of Labor Certification

This page is reserved for the posting of Notices of Filing Labor Certification Applications on behalf of NC State University. In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Permanent Labor Certification process, the following notice(s) of labor certification filings are presented here in compliance with 20 CFR 656.10(d). Notices will be posted for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days.


POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor

POSITION DUTIES: Teach courses consistent with departmental needs, CS 590 – Root and Rhizosphere Processes for Plant Nutrition. Organize and conduct grant-funded basic and applied research on processes controlling root growth and function and root interactions with the rhizosphere environment. Utilize approaches such as stable isotopes, advanced imaging, and metabolomies to focus on basic and applied research topics, including those related to root abiotic strees; crop productivity and nutrient dynamics; environmental remediation; carbon storage and dynamics in soils; and modeling of root growth. It is expected that experimentation will extend from laboratory and controlled environments to the field. Develop a new graduate level course on root growth and rhizosphere processes and may also contribute to undergraduate classes in soil fertility. Write grants and secure external funding from multiple sources in support of teaching and research. Develop a productive research program that is sustained by extramural grant funding and is responsive to solving problems of state, national, and international importance. Publish scholarly work in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals. Collaborate with other departmental faculty engaged in agronomic and environmental research. Participate in interdisciplinary research with faculty within Crop and Soil Sciences and from other departments at NC State University, as well as personnel from cooperating universities, institutions, agencies and organizations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Requires PhD in Soil Science, Crop Science, Biogeochemistry, Horticulture, or a related field. Requires coursework or experience with plant-soil interactions and advanced biological, chemical, and analytical techniques; In-depth knowledge of the relationship between root-zone processes and whole plant systems. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, research and extension appropriate to a land-grant university, and a track record of publishing peer-reviewed research in internationally recognized journals. Training in metabolomics and isotopic techniques as applied to root exudates is
preferred. AA/EOE. Background check required; credit or motor vehicle check might be required. Highest degree, if non-U.S., must be verified.

LOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT (street address, city, state, zip):
101 Derieux Place, Williams Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695

POSITION HOURS: M-F, 40 hours/week

SALARY: $80,000/year



This notice was posted in compliance with 20 CFR 656.10(d). Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the Certifying Officer of the U.S. Department of Labor at the following address:

Certifying Officer
U.S. Department of Labor
Employment & Training Administration
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta, GA 30303

This notice is being provided to workers in the place of intended employment by the following means: posting a clearly visible and unobstructed notice, for at least ten (10) consecutive business days, in conspicuous location(s) in the workplace, where the employer’s U.S. workers can readily read the posted notice, including but not limited to locations in the immediate vicinity of the wage and hour notices.