Oct 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00105219

Primary Function of Organization Unit: Agriculture in today's world is a business, whether it be processing and marketing agricultural products, farming, or supplying agricultural inputs. Consumers face a variety of choices that are impacted by policies and regulations, by micro and macro conditions affecting them, and by their individual circumstances and welfare. The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) addresses important issues regarding the management of agricultural and related businesses, the functioning of agricultural markets, the protection and use of resources, the performance of government policies affecting agricultural and related industries, and the impacts of decisions made by consumers with respect to the purchase of food and fiber products. ARE offers undergraduate major and minor programs in agricultural business management and a concentration in biological sciences business management within the agricultural business management program. At the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Science degree in agricultural economics, and a Ph.D. degree in economics. These instructional programs are enriched by faculty members with extension and research activities which contribute to the relevance and thoroughness of the teaching program.

Essential Job Duties: The Lecturer position will teach for one section of AGI 195, Agribusiness Finance, during the spring semester. The course will teach students how to evaluate the finances of existing businesses and the financial feasibility of new businesses and of new ventures in existing businesses. Students will learn how to analyze financial statements for profitability, cash flow, return to assets, efficiency, liquidity, growth potential, and risks. They will learn how to create capital and cash flow budgets, how to evaluate current and potential investments, and how to plan for future capital purchases. They will also learn about the operation and function of credit institutions serving agriculture, leaning policies, loan analysis, and interest rate determination. Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College and University as a whole. Therefore, the successful candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is respectful and welcoming of all groups. The department will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Education/Experience: * Master's degree in a relevant discipline.

Department Required Skills: * Prior career experience applying agribusiness financial skills. * Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * PhD in a relevant discipline and prior teaching or training experience.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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