Assistant Professor Agriculture

Alfred, NY
Mar 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Category: Faculty

Department: Agriculture & Veterinary Technology

Location: Alfred, NY

Posted: Jan 23, '17

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

The Department of Agriculture and Veterinary Technology at Alfred State College invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 10-month tenure track position beginning in August 2017.

The ideal candidate will have a background in agricultural business, the desire to teach a wide variety of courses and the ability to engage industry in support of the teaching programs. Additional experience in animal science is preferred. Candidate should also possess excellent writing and oral communication skills, willingness to work as part of a team, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

The successful candidate will teach various courses in agricultural business, according to experience and interest, including but not limited to Farm and Rural Business Management, Agricultural Marketing, and other courses in the candidate's area of interest. Agriculture and Veterinary Technology faculty members also assist in advising of undergraduate students, attend faculty and department meetings, and participate in curriculum development. Additional responsibilities include remaining current and relevant in one's field of expertise; posting and maintaining regular office hours; serving on faculty committees as assigned or elected; participating professional development activities; assisting in development of departmental objectives and learning outcomes, and fulfilling other departmental functions as needed.


The ideal candidate will have PhD in a field related to agriculture with experience in business and animal science. We will also consider a candidate with a DVM and significant business management experience. Master's degree candidates will also be considered.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.


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