Assistant Professor in Agricultural Education/Community and Leadership Development

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Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant Professor in Agricultural Education/Community and Leadership DevelopmentRequisition NumberFE02143Working TitleDepartment Name81130:Community & Leadership DevelopmentWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education

Ph.D. by start date, in Agricultural Education, or related discipline

Required Related Experience

Demonstrated evidence of an established publication record; evidence of funded research efforts; interests in diversity and inclusion; teaching experience in higher education; effective written communication, a compelling (successful and complimentary to the department needs) research agenda; engagement in professional organizations with emphasis on leadership roles; professional experience in industry; and at least three years of secondary classroom experience.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start date, in Agricultural Education, or related discipline. The applicant should have a minimum of three-years of secondary classroom teaching experience.

Job Summary

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in agricultural education; student teacher supervision; graduate courses in the Department of Community and Leadership Development; and graduate advising and recruitment of agricultural education students in a multidisciplinary graduate program. Applicant will teach courses associated with pedagogical and andragogical theory to practice.

Research responsibilities are in the area of scholarship of teaching and learning. Expectations include developing a nationally recognized research program that connects Agricultural Education to schools, communities and societies. The successful candidate is expected to establish a peer-reviewed publication record in teaching and research scholarship; secure competitive grants; recruit and advise graduate students; fulfill committee assignments supporting the mission of the department, college, and university; and provide leadership to professional societies.

Potential applicants should have an interest in collaboration and instruction that supports the linkages between agricultural education, and other subject areas in the College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment. These subject areas may include, but are not limited to: Technical Systems Management; Equine Science and Management; Public Health & Farm Safety; Community Development; Sustainable Agriculture; and Extension Education.

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Vacancy” on the UK Jobs page, and complete the Employment Application. All applications must contain the following: (1) Letter of application, (2) Full curriculum vitae, (3) Contact information for three references including phone number, address, and email address, and (4) Statement of career goals including a teaching philosophy, research agenda, and diversity perspective (limit of 5 pages) – attach as “Special Request 1”.

Review of applications will begin on December 17, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, contact Dr. Stacy Vincent, Search Committee Chair; Tel: 859-257-7588; e-mail: [email protected]

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Demonstrated evidence of an established publication record; evidence of funded research efforts; teaching experience in higher education; effective written communication, a compelling (successful and complimentary to the department needs) research agenda; engagement in professional organizations with emphasis on leadership roles; and professional experience in industry.

Deadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
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    • Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
    • InsightintoDiversity.com
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    • Latinos in Higher Education
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  3. Specific Request 1
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