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Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences (Agricultural Education)

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences (Agricultural Education) Requisition 202100091F Rank Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Science & Engineering Technology Department Dept of Agricultural Sciences Open Date 08/05/2021 Quicklink
Contact Name Stanley Kelley Title
The School of Agricultural Sciences
Sam Houston State University
PO Box 2088
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2088 Contact Phone 936-294-1189 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
This is a 75% teaching and 25% variable appointment with research and service activities. Primary teaching responsibilities will be undergraduate and graduate Agricultural Education courses. Ability to occasionally teach online with mainly traditional courses is to be expected. The selected applicant will be expected to publish regularly in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the discipline of their research and to complete successfully for external funding to support a research program. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate program and manage the various agricultural education teaching certification degree students. Additionally, duties include managing the Agricultural Education service program including oversight of the SHSU State FFA Leadership and Career Development Event scheduling.

Educational Requirements for the Position
An earned Doctorate in Agricultural Education or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered.

Experience Required for the Position
Opportunity for summer teaching is available each year. Ideally, three or more years of teaching experience in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the secondary level is required. Demonstrated active LDE, CDE, SDE and other FFA management experiences are expected. Evidence of actual or potential success in teaching, research, and service is also expected. Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language are required. Must have a strong commitment to Agricultural Education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as the ability to collaborate in multiple disciplines.

Other Requirements for the Position Special Instructions Summary
Electronically submit all required documents, and employment application at Send official transcripts for all University work and documents detailing the candidate’s philosophy of teaching, research, and service directly to the search committee chair. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by references directly to the search committee chair. 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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    • Association for Women in Science
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Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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