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Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education/Community and Leadership Development
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Oct. 24, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education/Community and Leadership Development
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 81130:Community & Leadership Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Agricultural Extension
    Agricultural - General

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in agricultural education; student teacher supervision; graduate courses in the Department of Community and Leadership Development; and graduate advising and recruitment of agricultural education students in a multidisciplinary graduate program. Applicant will teach courses associated with pedagogical and andragogical theory to practice. This is a 12-month, tenure-eligible position in the Department of Community and Leadership Development (CLD). The Distribution of Effort for this position will be 55% instruction, 40% research and 5% service.

Research responsibilities are in the area of scholarship of teaching and learning. Expectations include developing a nationally recognized research program that connects Agricultural Education to schools, communities and societies. The successful candidate is expected to establish a peer-reviewed publication record in teaching and research scholarship; secure competitive grants; recruit and advise graduate students; fulfill committee assignments supporting the mission of the department, college, and university; and provide leadership to professional societies.

Potential applicants should have an interest in collaboration and instruction that supports the linkages between agricultural education, and other subject areas in the College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment. These subject areas may include, but are not limited to: Technical Systems Management; Equine Science and Management; Public Health & Farm Safety; Community Development; Sustainable Agriculture; and Extension Education.

To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Vacancy" on the UK Jobs page, and complete the Employment Application. All applications must contain the following: (1) Letter of application, (2) Full curriculum vitae, (3) Contact information for three references including phone number, address, and email address, and (4) Statement of career goals including a teaching philosophy, research agenda, and diversity perspective (limit of 5 pages) – attach as "Special Request 1".

Review of applications will begin on December 17, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, contact Dr. Stacy Vincent, Search Committee Chair; Tel: 859-257-7588; e-mail:

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