College Station, TX Texas A&M UniversityOpen Date
The Department of Agricultural Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time, Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) Instructional Assistant Professor position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning January 1, 2024. This position will be 80% teaching, and 20% service or research. Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of Instructional Assistant Professor . Responsibilities are teaching, student mentoring, and distance learning. Instructional responsibilities include developing and teaching undergraduate courses in the fields associated with the Department's programs in agricultural economics and agribusiness. The successful candidate is expected to teach three (3) courses per semester. The candidate is also expected to provide leadership in the department along with mentoring various academic competition teams and student associations/clubs. Development and offering of courses through distance learning is expected. Regular opportunities may exist for summer teaching. Professional service, leadership, student mentoring and other scholarly activities in teaching and learning are expected.Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD in agricultural economics, economics, business, or related field. Knowledge of the subject matter taught in undergraduate agricultural economics, agribusiness, agricultural finance, and real estate courses is desired. Prior teaching experience and/or demonstrated evidence of strong teaching capability, excellent communication skills, and a desire to teach and mentor students are desirable. Experience in instructional design and distance learning is desired. Consideration will be given for previous experience in agricultural finance and real estate, agricultural production, business management, marketing, or sales.Application Instructions
For full consideration, please submit all application materials through Interfolio at https:// apply.interfolio.com/127094. Interested applicants must submit (1) Cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vita, (3) A Personal Statement (your statement should include your philosophy and plans for teaching and service/research as applicable, (4) Names and contact information of five professional references. Please direct any questions to Dr. Rudy Nayga at [email protected]. For full consideration, please submit all application materials through Interfolio by September 30th, 2023.