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Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural Education (Tenure Track)

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

Job Details

Job Summary

Department of agriculture has an immediate opening for tenure track position in Agricultural Education. The individual will be responsible for growing/building the agricultural education program. He/she will be an integral part of research activities aimed at strengthening the Department of Agriculture.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

As described in qualifications

Essential Job Functions

· Work as a member of the faculty in School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences;

· Participate in graduate education through advising graduate students, serving on graduate committees, and supervising thesis research;

· Teach undergraduate classes in Agricultural Education and other areas deemed necessary;

· Procure grants, contracts, and other funding to support scholarly research;

· Provide leadership and strategic planning to establish statewide agricultural education outreach;

· Prepare publications and scholarly works, including peer reviewed journals, popular articles, bulletins, and scientific articles;

· Attend state, regional and national Agriculture Education meetings and conferences;

· Evaluate and document expected results and impacts of educational programs on targeted audiences;

· Mentor students for competitive career placement;

· Assure compliance with civil rights and affirmative action policies;

· Help with other duties as assigned
 

Qualifications

· Ph.D. in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Leadership or related discipline.;

· At least five years of teaching agriculture education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels;

· Knowledge about how to conduct audience needs identification, program development, experiential learning and evaluation of program results;
· Demonstrates skills in working with limited-resource individuals and the ability to develop partnerships and collaborations;

· Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences, commitment to include diverse voices in program prioritization and planning, and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming;

· Demonstrates use of technology in managing and/or delivering educational programs;

· Demonstrates ability to communicate and work with faculty, staff, students, and alumni;

· Demonstrates ability to facilitate experiential learning;

· Demonstrates ability to provide effective academic and career advising;

· Two or more years professional experience in developing and delivering new courses;

· Demonstrates evidence of scholarly activity;

· Ability to form collaborative partnerships;

· Strong commitment to teaching, research, and service;
 

Excellent communication and demonstrated interest and ability in visual and electronic communication.

Licensing and Certifications

N/A

Company

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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