Instructor

Location
Columbia, MO
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Instructor will:
- Develop and teach courses related to commodity marketing and risk management that complement and extend the current undergraduate curriculum.
- Provide formal and informal advising to undergraduate students and student organization.
- Work with undergraduate program leaders to develop external funding sources and build a sustainable commodity marketing program.
- Develop extension programs and curriculum that can be offered/implemented across the state to support Missouri farmers’ agricultural marketing efforts with an emphasis on grains.
- Implement educational opportunities for regional MU extension specialists to receive training in current topics related to the marketing of agricultural products.




Qualifications

- A Master’s in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Finance or related degree is required.
- Industry experience in commodities merchandising and commodity risk management is required.
- Excellent written and communication skills is required.
- Minimum of 5 years professional work experience is preferred.




Salary

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.




Application Materials

All applications must include a letter of application, contact information for three professional references and CV/resume.




Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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