Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences (Agribusiness)
Requisition Number: 201800030F
Department: Dept of Agricultural Sciences
Experience Requirement: Evidence of actual or potential success in teaching, research, service, and collegiality is expected. Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language are required. Must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Usual Duties: Serve as faculty member in the Agribusiness discipline. Teach 9 semester hours (75% of appointment) and conduct research (25% of appointment) each Fall and Spring semester with service activities required for promotion, merit pay increases, and tenure. Primary teaching and research responsibilities will be in the discipline of Agribusiness with an emphasis in management, sales, and policy. Teaching of some graduate and online courses is expected.
Degree Requirements: An earned doctorate in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, or closely related field is required. All-but-dissertation candidates will be considered with evidence of successful completion by the start date.
Other Requirements for the Position: As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the successful candidate will advise undergraduate and graduate students, participate in outreach conferences and activities, and work closely with the agricultural community and industry stakeholders.