The Department of Agricultural Economics in College Station, Texas, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) positions with a 9-month academic appointment beginning Spring 2024. This position will be 90% teaching and 10% service. Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of Instructional Assistant Professor. Responsibilities are teaching, student mentoring, and distance learning. Instructional responsibilities include developing and teaching undergraduate courses in the fields associated with the Department’s programs in agricultural economics and agribusiness. The successful candidate is expected to initially prepare and teach no less than 3 courses per semester. The candidate is also expected to provide leadership in the department along with mentoring various academic competition teams and student associations/clubs. Development and offering of courses through distance learning is expected. Regular opportunities may exist for summer teaching. Professional service, leadership, student mentoring and other scholarly activities in teaching and learning are expected.
Applicants must have a PhD in agricultural economics, economics, business, or related field. Strong knowledge of the subject matter taught in undergraduate agricultural economics and agribusiness courses is required. Prior teaching experience and/or demonstrated evidence of strong teaching capability, excellent communication skills, and a desire to teach and mentor students are desirable. Experience in instructional design and distance learning is desired. Consideration will be given for previous experience in agricultural production, business management, marketing, or sales.
For full consideration, please submit all application materials through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/127094. Interested applicants must submit (1) Cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vita, (3) Teaching Statement, (4) Transcript(s), (5) List of Courses Taught, and (6) 3 Contact References. Please direct any questions to Dr. Rudy Nayga at email@example.com.