The Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education is one of four departments in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees and gives students the academic background for analyzing and solving scientific and social complexities associated with the economics and education of agriculture and the agribusiness sector. The Department’s educational programs are nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
The nine-month - Non-Tenure Track position will encompass responsibilities important to the total operation of the Department, including demonstration of excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring of students. Duties of the incumbent will include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate distance learning courses in agricultural education. The agricultural education program currently offers over twenty-five online courses to support the existing 2+2 undergraduate agricultural education program and the online master’s degree program in agricultural education. The position will play a key role in the Extended Campus program online quality assurance processes. This non-tenure track assistant professor hire will carry out discipline-related tasks as directed by the department and college. Will contribute to the citizenship and scholarly activity of the academic program, such as committee membership, leadership in inclusion, diversity, and equity endeavors, and leadership in promoting excellent teaching practices within the department.
Additional duties include supervision of clinical field experiences for secondary education and licensure students. Program evaluation, assessment reporting and curriculum development experience are needed required. Candidate should possess NC Teaching License, Agricultural Education 6-12. The faculty member will teach approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction. Assists students in achieving completion of course objectives and student learning outcomes. - Provides regular and timely feedback to students. - Participates in college retention initiatives by maintaining productive contact with students by getting in touch with and offering assistance to absent students. - Advises students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors. Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the online educational process. Maintains and reports student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies.