The Department of Agribusiness Economics at SIU Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Practice (variable time 25-100%)
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate level course(s) in face-to-face, blended or online formats. Participate in academic service activities as assigned. Undergraduate courses needing instruction are as follows: Professional Agri-selling, Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness, Appraisal of Rural Property, Agricultural Law and other undergraduate courses based on needs of the department.
Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s or professional degree required in Agribusiness Economics, Agricultural Industries or related areas. Education and experience must be appropriate to teaching assignment. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills required. Industry experience, teaching experience at the college level and/or experience in teaching agribusiness courses preferred. For a selected individual holding a doctoral degree, the appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice.
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019, or until filled.
Application Procedure: Interested applicants must submit mail or electronic copies (PDF format preferred) of a letter of application indicating areas of professional interest and qualifications to teach Agribusiness courses, current vitae/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references that can verify the candidate’s ability to meet the above qualifications to:
Dr. Ira Altman, Chair
Department of Agribusiness Economics
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Agriculture Building, Room 226
1205 Lincoln Drive Mail Code 4410
Carbondale, IL 62901