Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Sustainable Agriculture

Posting Job Title

Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Sustainable Agriculture


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Sustainable Agriculture will teach both environmental science and sustainable agriculture undergraduate courses, serve on college, division, program and department committees and will assist the Chair or Dean in the exercise of their duties. The person in this position will attend and participate in professional development opportunities, collaborate with faculty, staff and stakeholders from across the college and the community, provide support for both adjunct and full-time colleagues in the form of consultation and cooperation, contribute to regular program planning and evaluation, and contribute to department student learning outcomes assessment.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in agroecology, food systems or a sustainable agriculture related field OR a master's degree in environmental science or related field OR a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in environmental science, agroecology, food systems or a sustainable agriculture field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
Undergraduate teaching experience or equivalent
Sustainable farming or sustainable agriculture related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Curriculum planning experience
Community college teaching experience

Required application documents

CV/Resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, two letters of recommendation

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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Advertised: 01 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 03 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time

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