Assistant/Associate Professor in Agriculture Education, Department of Agriculture Science, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky. This is a 12 month position with responsibilities in teaching, service and research in the School of Agriculture. Murray State University is a regional institution in Murray, KY, with 10, 416 students of which 770 are in the School of Agriculture. The School of Agriculture has three departments - Agriculture Science, Animal Equine Science and Pre-Vet/Vet-Tech. The Agriculture Science Department consists of Agriculture Education, Agriculture Science, Agriculture Systems Technology, Horticulture, Agronomy, and Agriculture Business. There are currently four university farms within a 3 mile radius of the main campus.
Qualifications: For assistant professor - Candidates must have minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience at secondary level, earned masters and PhD in agricultural education or closely related field. Candidates with an ABD and documented plan of completion by end of fall 2011 semester will be considered. For associate professor - all of above plus 6 years of documented successful teaching, service and research at collegiate level, prefer candidates who have experience working with graduate students and graduate programs.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate agricultural education curriculum; assisting with recruitment and advising; supervising students, teachers and interns; participating in community service, scholarly and research activities; establishing positive rapport with regional secondary agriculture teachers; conducting field days and contests; serving on committees and taking active roles in providing support and leadership to agriculture.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2011.
To Apply: Please visit www.murraystatejobs.com
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer