Assistant Professor – Agriculture Production Systems

Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant Professor – Agriculture Production Systems Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, NE, is seeking candidates for a 9-month, non-tenure leading faculty position in Agriculture Production Systems (APS) starting August 21, 2017. Review of applications will begin on March 27, 2017, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified or the search is closed.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and teach courses within the Agriculture Production Systems major, including the development and updating of course outlines, lesson plans, power point presentations, and course materials for both lecture and laboratory formats utilizing new technologies; option to teach summer classes; plan, develop, teach, and follow-up with students and instructors of continuing education, dual credit and online courses using current technology; assist with student academic advising and student management within the division; maintain student progress and evaluation records using new technology; assess instructional supply needs for areas of instruction; assist in carrying out college policies as developed by college administration; assist with recruiting and publicity, including tours of the college for prospective students, parents and visitors; assist with internship experience coordination and visitations; assist with advising, supervision, guidance, and fund-raising for extra-curricular student activities and student organizations; improve student learning outcomes in conjunction with specified process; perform other core duties as assigned, to include accepting committee assignments, reporting responsibilities and other special ad hoc assignments at unit or college level.

The position requires a master’s degree in Animal or Meat Science or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution; proficiency with computer technology applications in a teaching environment; and, excellent communication skills. Preferred qualifications are a doctorate in a related agricultural discipline; previous college teaching experience; relevant industry experience; successful experience facilitating student engagement through agricultural teams such as Livestock Judging, Rodeo, Equine, etc.; recruiting experience; fundraising experience; and, previous experience sponsoring student activities and/or clubs and organizations.

To apply, go to UNL Employment website, and search for requisition F_160244. Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the faculty form. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references, including phone numbers and email addresses.

The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, which seeks and encourages expression of interest from minorities and groups traditionally under represented.

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