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Assistant Lecturer of Agricultural Education program

Employer
University of Wyoming College of Education
Location
Laramie, Wyoming
Salary
$61,260 + benefits
Posted Date
Jul 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Lecturer of Agricultural Education program

JOB PURPOSE:   

To serve all students in the Ag Ed program in the College of Education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The responsibilities for this position will include some or all of the following: Undergraduate teaching, student advising and research, creative activities, cooperative extension and outreach, service, and administrative responsibilities. The responsibilities for this position may include involvement in off-campus, evening and weekend duties, as well as student recruitment, retention, and placement efforts. 

Teaching

Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, laboratory, or off-campus; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; providing supervision for all students in the Agricultural Education program; supervising independent study as necessary; supervising or teaching clinical internships or programs; providing support for Agricultural Education student organizations (e.g., ATA and FFA) which involves annual contests, preparation for and attendance at FFA National Convention, and other non-classroom based teaching experiences. All extended-term-track lecturers are required to teach 21 credit hours per academic year.

Advising

Student advising includes time spent meeting with students regarding academic, curricular and career matters.

Professional Development

Lecturers are academic professionals who are engaged in the teaching mission of the University. As a necessary part of their teaching responsibilities, they are expected to demonstrate continuing professional development.  Professional development activity will conform to standards appropriate to the Agricultural Education field. 

Service

Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve the agricultural education profession, its community, the state, the nation, and the world

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:  

Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all academic professional are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public. 

Every academic professional is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the AAUP statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as set forth in University Regulation 5-1, section A.

REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY: 

This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • An earned Master’s degree or higher in Agricultural Education, or a closely related discipline
  • Record of teaching experience at grades 7-12
  • Demonstration of a commitment to and action toward diversity, equity and inclusion in education
  • Demonstration of (or clear potential for) excellence in teaching and student supervision
  • Demonstration of (or clear or potential for) outreach engagement and activities
  • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Experience working in rural schools
  • Experience or potential for collaborating with educators in school districts and at the state level
  • Experience in pedagogical innovations
  • Familiarity with Agricultural Education curriculum

REQUIRED MATERIALS:  

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

HIRING STATEMENT:  

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

ABOUT LARAMIE:

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/

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