Assistant Professor

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The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Description of Primary Duties

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in agricultural business/economics, and agricultural education and leadership, as well as curriculum development, program/course assessment, student advising and participation in Department, College and University academic governance. The candidate should possess the ability and desire to develop a comprehensive teaching and research program in agricultural business, and agricultural education and leadership.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

PhD in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Education, or EdD in Educational Leadership. Demonstration of active involvement in the agricultural industry research, and/or experience in teaching at higher education.