Lecturer of Agricultural Sciences (Plant & Soil Sciences)

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Science & Engineering Technology

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Position Title:

Lecturer of Agricultural Sciences (Plant & Soil Sciences)

Requisition:

202200069F

Rank:

Lecturer

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Type:

Interim Full Time

College:

College of Science & Engineering Technology

Department:

School of Agricultural Sciences

Open Date:

05/04/2022

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31148

Contact Name:

Dr. Timothy Pannkuk

Title:

Search Committee Chair, School of Agricultural Sciences
Sam Houston State University
PO Box 2088
Huntsville, Texas 77341

Contact Phone:

936 294-3333

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

This position requires the candidate to teach 4-6 courses (12-18 credit hours) per semester. Reduced course load available with departmental service activities including, managing Career Development Events, greenhouses, gardens and orchard and assisting with research projects. Course load will include Floral Design and other plant and soil science classes as needed. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate program and is expected to assist with advising a student organization.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

An earned doctorate or master’s degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Plant & Soil Sciences, Agricultural Sciences with specialty in Plant & Soil Sciences or other closely related fields.

Experience Required for the Position:

Desired areas of interest include floral design, landscape design, horticulture and plant and soil sciences. Excellent communication skills are required. Applicant must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinary collaboration. Green industry work and/or college teaching experiences are preferred. Full-time position, nine-month initial appointment with possibility of extension and potential for summer employment.

Special Instructions Summary:

Electronically submit the following:
• Letter of interest
• Curriculum vita
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Official transcripts of all university work
• Three letters of recommendation (online submission, via email or mail)

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

All application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59pm (CT), May 27, 2022, for consideration.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Website
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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