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Agriculture Faculty – Multiple Openings

Dordt University
Sioux Center, Iowa, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 14, 2023

Dordt University is currently seeking agriculture faculty members to serve the growing agriculture and agriculture related programs. The Agriculture department offers agriculture and agriculture technology majors with emphases in agri-business, animal science, plant science, biotechnology, agricultural education, ag missions, farm operations and management, pre-veterinary medicine, and agriculture equipment technology. The department seeks candidates with qualifications and experience in agricultural education, business, research, farm management, or related fields of agriculture or agricultural technology.

Responsibilities: Dordt faculty advance the mission of the university through contributions to Reformational teaching and scholarship, student recruitment and retention, campus and community service, Core Program support, and ongoing professional and program development.
  • Teaching opportunities include introductory and advanced courses in agriculture, agricultural education, agriculture technology, or farm operations and management in line with the candidate's experience and qualifications.
  • Service opportunities include regional outreach to agriculture business and producers, along with advising co-curricular student organizations, such as Ag Club and local chapters of professional agriculture organizations.
  • Our professors engage in scholarship and academic service within Dordt University's growing and highly collaborative community of faculty and students. The successful candidate will regularly involve students in field research and/or classroom learning experiences at the 200-acre Dordt University Agricultural Stewardship Center.
Qualifications: The university seeks candidates with qualifications and experience in either agriculture, agriculture education, or related agriculture field with a willingness to support advanced and introductory agriculture instruction related to their background. Experience in agriculture production, agribusiness, or agricultural research or education will be favorably considered. Applicants with a master's or Ph.D. degree in agriculture or related field are preferred; a bachelor's degree in agriculture with exceptional field experience will be considered.

To apply: Qualified persons committed to a Reformational Christian perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Dordt University endeavors to diversify its staff within the framework of its mission. The commitment of the university to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national or ethnic origin, or race is consistent with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.

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