Part-Time Lecturer(s) Pool in Agricultural Economics

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POSITION:
PART-TIME LECTURER IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS: The Agriculture Program invites applications to establish a pool of adjunct lecturers qualified to teach undergraduate agricultural economics courses. Program needs vary from semester to semester, but some combination of the following courses are likely to be in need of staffing: Principles of Agricultural Economics; Economics and Agriculture; Agricultural Finance; Appraisal of Agricultural Property; and Strategic Management of Agribusiness Firms.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A Master's degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or related field is required, with strong college-level teaching experience and relevant industry experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
PhD in Agricultural Economics or a closely related field. A candidate's application will be enhanced by evidence of field experience and appropriate license and/or certification.

HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
A complete application is required and must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; and a professional resume, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Electronic submission of application materials is preferred.

Send applications and all correspondence concerning this position vacancy to:

Dr. Oluwarotimi Odeh, Rolland Starn Endowed Chair in Agriculture
Dept. of Economics, Agriculture and Social Sciences
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
Email: [email protected]

COMPENSATION:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:
The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is a multidisciplinary program blending contributions from several of academic departments in support of lower and upper division core courses serving four concentrations: Agricultural Biology, Agricultural Economics, Sustainable Agriculture, and General Agriculture. The program also depends on and fosters sustainable relationships with area community colleges through the implementation of a "2+2" curricular design. Students majoring in the program are encouraged to explore diverse approaches to agricultural production, distribution, and management within evolving economic and environmental settings. Experiential learning and applied research opportunities are supported within each concentration. The B.S. in Agriculture is offered through the College of the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Academic programs providing curricular support for the major include Agriculture, Biology, Economics, Geography and Political Science. To learn more about Stan State's Agriculture program, visit our Web site: https://www.csustan.edu/agriculture.

CAMPUS & AREA: 
California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Faculty%20Handbook/documents/13as16sec_joint_statement_on_shared_governance1.pdf

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf.

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at: https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report .

Or you may request a printed copy by calling: (209) 667-3572; fax: (209) 664-7011; or email: [email protected]

Information regarding campus security reports at other locations can be found at: https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/3/2019
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