Instructor of Agriculture

Employer
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Arkansas at Monticello

College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Instructor of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking an individual to contribute to a dynamic agricultural economics, agribusiness, agronomy, and crop sciences teaching position in Arkansas to educate the next generation of farmers and land managers in the mid-south region.

The College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources is home to undergraduate programs in Natural Resources Management (options in forestry, wildlife management & conservation, geospatial science, environmental science, and communications), Agriculture (options in Agribusiness, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, Site Specific Management, and General Agriculture), and in Land Surveying, and offers a M.S. level graduate program with emphasis areas in forest science, geospatial science, wildlife ecology and management, and natural resources management.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to assist with delivery of an innovative and dynamic teaching program in agricultural economics, agribusiness, agronomy, and crop sciences; serve as an advisor for undergraduate students; and assist in research and extension in support of Agriculture Faculty. Teaching duties will include undergraduate courses in agricultural economics, agri-business, agronomy, crop sciences and related courses in support of the agriculture program. Candidates should possess relevant expertise in farm/agribusiness management and agronomy/crop sciences. This is a 9-month position, with the potential for summer employment through external support.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a thesis Master’s degree or higher in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agribusiness, or related agricultural science discipline.  Candidates should value high-quality teaching, and an interest in participating in extension and research programs of relevance to stakeholders in southern Arkansas is desirable.  Applicants should demonstrate evidence of excellent written and verbal communication abilities.   

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications including excellent fringe benefits. 

Application: Submit a cover letter, résumé, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophies, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references (off-list references may be checked) to: Rhonda Parris, parris@uamont.edu. All material must be submitted electronically, and all applicants must complete an Employment Application available at http://uam-web2.uamont.edu/pdfs/FinAdmin/EmploymentApplication.pdf.  Inquiries: Phone (870) 460-1052; email: parris@uamont.edu. The successful candidate must complete a background check through Human Resources prior to initial employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. UAM is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and is subject to FOI requests.