Assistant Professor/Lecturer Agribusiness

Job description

Title:Assistant Professor/Lecturer Agribusiness Department:Agriculture Department 1000100 Job Category:Faculty Regular/Temporary:Regular Open Date:06/11/2019 Description:

Duties include:

  • Teach courses in agricultural economics, agricultural financial management, agricultural marketing, or agribusiness management. Teaching assignment will depend on the candidate’s areas of interest and expertise.
  • Teaching responsibilities include four classes with laboratories (12-credit hours/semester) each semester at the Assistant Professor rank or five courses with laboratories each semester (15 credit hours/semester) at the Lecturer rank.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students in the BS in Agribusiness degree program at the Assistant Professor rank.
  • Assist with student clubs and organizations.
  • Participate in administrative, service, and scholarly activities at the Assistant Professor rank.
  • Work effectively as a member of a faculty team to continually update and improve degree programs and student learning experiences.
  • Active engagement in industry and professional organizations.
  • Other duties associated with the advancement of the Department of Agriculture, School of Agriculture & Natural Resources, and ABAC at the Assistant Professor rank.
Position Summary:

The Department of Agriculture in the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor or Lecturer of Agribusiness. This is a 10-month tenure track position (Assistant Professor rank) or 10-month non-tenure track position (Lecturer rank). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, advise students and student organizations; engage in scholarly activities, and engage in service-related activities.

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours related directly to the major (Assistant Professor rank). A Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics or closely related field may be considered (Lecturer rank)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to use current technology in support of instructional activities (including laboratories).
  • Primary interest in and firm commitment to undergraduate education.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Ability to work effectively with alumni and industry to develop partnerships, donations, and other support for our academic mission.
Desired Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching and advising at the college-level.
  • A record of successful extramural funding and scholarly activities.
  • A background in agricultural marketing, agribusiness management, and risk management is preferred.




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Posted: 6/12/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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