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Agricultural Communications and Leadership, Professor of Practice
Auburn University


Date Posted Oct. 13, 2022
Title Agricultural Communications and Leadership, Professor of Practice
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Adm-Agriculture & AAES
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Agricultural - General
 
 

Job Description Summary

The College of Agriculture at Auburn University is seeking applications for the position of Professor of Practice in Agricultural Communications and Leadership. This is a full-time, twelve-month, Professor of Practice, non-tenure track faculty position with 75% teaching appointment 25% administrative appointment. Full-time positions are eligible for benefits, including health insurance. The expected start date for this position is May 16, 2023.
Responsibilities: This position will oversee the B.S. in Agricultural Communications program and will also contribute as a writer and editor for the college’s Communications and Marketing Office. As program leader for the B.S. in Agricultural Communications, the person in this position will teach Agricultural Communications and Leadership courses, serve as internship coordinator, prepare annual academic program assessment reports, and oversee Agricultural Communications student groups and publications. As a contributor and editor for the college’s Communications and Marketing Office, this person will contribute articles to The Season Magazine highlighting faculty research. They will also contribute content to AU Office of Communications and Marketing and other media outlets as appropriate. The individual will also oversee the minor in Agricultural Leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include an earned Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Leadership, Agriscience Education, Agricultural Science, History, Communications, Journalism, English, or a related discipline at time appointment begins. Successful candidates should have experience communicating agricultural research results to broad audiences. The candidate must have strong communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills. The incumbent must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Leadership, Agriscience Education, Agricultural Science, History, Communications, Journalism, English, or a related discipline and experience teaching in Agricultural Communications and Leadership.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply for the position by visiting the link: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/32762 and attach the following: 1) cover letter that addresses experience pertinent to the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) copies of college (undergraduate and graduate) academic transcripts, 4) statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) statement of how you have supported Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts in the past and your ideas for future support. When prompted during the on-line process, please provide names, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered. To ensure consideration for the position, applicants are encouraged to apply by end of business Monday, November 28, 2022, but applications may be accepted until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. James Lindner, Search Committee Chair, jrl0039@auburn.edu.
The University: Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a student enrollment of more than 30,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs of a broad scope. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama near the metropolitan areas of Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama, and Columbus and Atlanta, Georgia.
The College: The College of Agriculture is comprised of eight academic departments and is part of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES). The college offers 13 bachelor’s, 10 doctoral, and 22 master’s degree programs. More information about the college is available at http://agriculture.auburn.edu/. The College of Agriculture is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Our goal is to equip students and employees to achieve their full potential by supporting a diverse and inclusive culture that is welcoming and respectful. Additional information about the college’s DEI goals and objectives can be found at the following link:

 
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