Posting Date: June 3, 2021 Posting End Date: August 3, 2021
Position: Research-Extension Instructor in AgriBusiness Location: CAENS/Department of Agricultural Science
Status: Full Time: (Exempt)
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an "Outcomes-Oriented University," the ideal Research-Extension Instructor in AgriBusiness will possess the willingness to use their expertise in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of an instructor in the Agribusiness degree program. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in several areas, including but not limited to agribusiness and agricultural economics. The candidate will also be responsible for providing leadership in Agribusiness research and extension programs working with socially and historically disadvantaged farmers in Alabama particularly, the Black Belt Region. Duties include participation in student advisement, curriculum development, student activities, and college-wide committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue creative, scholarly, and professional activities at all appropriate levels, including administrative, supervisory, and other functions, as well as work closely with undergraduate and graduate students within the college and other stakeholders.
To be considered, candidates must hold a Masters or Ph.D. in agribusiness or agricultural economics, or business management and have relevant professional experience. A record of successful teaching demonstrated scholarship, and the ability to work in a team is desirable. The preferred candidate should have professional experience in different computer program software essential to the field and exhibited excellent written and oral communication skills. A proven record of grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives is desirable. Applicants should have a record of peer-reviewed publications, including journal articles, technical documents, etc. University-level teaching experience is also preferred.
Commensurate with education, training, and experience
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of recommendations (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.
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