Assistant Professor in Agricultural Education

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor in Agricultural Education Job Posting Number 20190044FAC Job Location San Marcos Department Department of Agriculture Position Description

The Department of Agriculture at Texas State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with the expectation of teaching one summer term. The position is primarily a teaching and research appointment in Agricultural Education with other duties as assigned. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Additional information about the department may be found at

Required Qualifications

i) An earned doctorate in agricultural education or closely related discipline;
ii) A record of successful secondary agriculture teaching experience and experience supervising agriculture student teachers at the university level;
iii) Effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, educational agencies, and industry representatives;
iv) Documented evidence of willingness to contribute to a strong undergraduate teaching program in agricultural education and graduate program in Integrated agricultural sciences;
v) The potential to establish an independent, externally funded research program that complements existing programs in the Department of Agriculture at Texas State;
vi) Demonstrated ability to serve as a) coordinator of the annual Texas State University Invitational Career Development Event (CDE), b) Collegiate FFA faculty advisor, and © representative of Texas State University at the Texas FFA Convention and Vocational Agriculture Teachers of Texas (VATAT) professional development conference; and
vii) Proficiency in computer software applications including those for designing web pages and posting course materials, etc. on the Internet.

Preferred Qualifications

i) Demonstrated ability to be an effective team player in a multidisciplinary environment;
ii) Research publications in the peer-reviewed journal (s);
iii) Experience in writing grant proposals; and
iv) Knowledge in agricultural mechanics (Ag Mech experience).

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by October 1, 2018: a current curriculum vitae/resume, a letter of application describing experience and fit with the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information (email, mailing address, telephone) of three professional references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2019 Open Date Review Date 11/01/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled? No Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference




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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 8/7/2019
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