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Assistant/Associate Professor - Extension Urban Agriculture Specialist

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Sep 21, 2023
Provides educational leadership in the development, implementation, management, and evaluation of research-based, integrative statewide Extension programs that meet the needs of limited-resource and socially disadvantaged audiences. Delivers training and educational support materials for Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) agents, technicians and their clientele/customers in urban agriculture (sustainable agriculture and food systems), consistentwith the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals and educational objectives of Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This position works both individually and collaboratively to plan, deliver, and assess the effectiveness of Extension programs relating to urban agriculture with a primary focus on opportunities for farmers to fill gaps in urban food systems. Secures external research funding for programs to engage underserved and limited-resource audiences in the revitalization and profitability of small farms.

This is a non-tenured track faculty (NTTF), twelve-month position at the rank of "Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice - Extension Urban Agriculture Specialist" in North Carolina A&T Cooperative Extension. Position's incumbent is eligible for title promotion and academically housed in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design.

As NTTF faculty, this position can be released, up to 25% of time and effort once per year, to teach for-credit academic coursework.

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