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Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (Tenure Track)

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi
Commensurate with experience.
Start date
Nov 30, 2023

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Job Summary

The incumbent teaches udergraduate and graduate courses in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, conducts research and contributes to outreach.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

•Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; ability to motivate students; excellent team-work skills required.

In-depth knowledge of agricultural economics and agribusiness
Demonstrates integrity
Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
Strong time management skills
Passion for teaching and engaging with students
Skilled in mentoring students
Ability to work well with colleagues and foster a collegial environment conducive to teamwork and student’s high level of learning

Essential Job Functions

· Conducts a requisite number of classes; teaches assigned subject

· Provides guidance and supervision to students

· Creates and maintains an environment conducive to excellence in teaching, learning and research

· Preparation and formulation of curricula focused on his/her subject(s)

· Participates in departmental meetings and holds scheduled office hours

· Maintains equipment in the laboratory, makes arrangements for laboratory practical sessions, and provides materials to students

· Provides academic support to other faculty members

· Serves on departmental, school and university committees, as assigned.


Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, or Economics with background in Agriculture or Agribusiness.

Licensing and Certifications




Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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