Instructor

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Job Description

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAEC) invites applications for an Instructor position that will be 100-percent teaching agribusiness-related classes in the undergraduate program. The position is a restricted, nontenure-track, academic year appointment. Candidates are sought to provide high-quality undergraduate teaching in the broad areas of agribusiness management. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in some of the following areas: foundations of agribusiness, agribusiness marketing, agricultural financial management, small business management and entrepreneurship, analytical methods in applied economics, spreadsheet-based applications in agribusiness management, and internships in agribusiness management. Delivery modes include traditional classroom-based instruction, online instruction, or hybrid formats. Other courses may be assigned depending on the background of the successful candidate and the needs of the Department. The typical teaching expectation will be three courses per semester, although adjustments may be made depending on the nature of other duties that may be assigned. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist with advising and mentoring students in club-based activities such as participation in the national competition of the National Agri-Marketing Association.

Required Qualifications

Completed M.S., M.A. MBA, or closely related field; Successful experience in teaching courses in agribusiness or business management, marketing, and/or finance.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience advising students for experiential learning activities; Agribusiness or business-related experience with management decision-making; Experience working with and implementing market-based surveys

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

04/16/2021

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Darrell Bosch at bosch@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: March 17, 2021
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