Assistant Professor of Agricultural Leadership
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: Position Responsibilities (75% Teaching, 25% Outreach) 1. Teach six courses in agricultural leadership. These courses include courses in both introductory and advanced leadership theory, an online course in leadership in agricultural organizations, a global seminar and lead a campus-based and study abroad course to Scotland on leadership and service learning. 2. Advise students in the Master of Agricultural and Environmental Education degree program. 3. Serve as program coordinator for a university-wide leadership and service certificate program. 4. Work closely with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to provide support for creation, implementation, evaluation, and improvement in leadership development programs for CAES clientele throughout the state. 5. Demonstrate scholarship through externally funded grants and refereed journal publications to advance the theory and practice of agricultural leadership. 6. Support the department in its mission of promoting food, environmental, and social sustainability. 7. Provide service to the department, college, university, and agricultural education community. 8. In addition to assigned courses offering during the academic year, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and offer summer academic offerings in agricultural leadership.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of philosophy degree in discipline area consistent with an appointment in agricultural leadership
Preferred Qualifications: Scholarship and abilities in line with the rank of Assistant Professor Evidence of excellent teaching, research, and service with demonstrated ability to engage in a scholarly community and secure external funding to support creative work focused on agricultural leadership.
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track
Employee Percentage: 100
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area