Posting Number PG190874EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program Lecturer
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience.
Work Schedule Varied Teaching Schedule
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department Ag & Resource Economics
About the Department
“Agriculture in today's world is a business, whether it be processing and
marketing agricultural products, farming, or supplying agricultural inputs.
Consumers face a variety of choices that are impacted by policies and
regulations, by micro and macro conditions affecting them, and by their
individual circumstances and welfare. The Department of Agricultural and
Resource Economics addresses important issues regarding the management of
agricultural and related businesses, the functioning of agricultural markets,
the protection and use of resources, the performance of government policies
affecting agricultural and related industries, and the impacts of decisions
made by consumers with respect to the purchase of food and fiber products.
ARE offers undergraduate major and minor programs in agricultural business
management and a concentration in biological sciences business management
within the agricultural business management program. At the graduate level,
the department offers a Master of Science degree in agricultural economics,
and a Ph.D. degree in economics. These instructional programs are enriched by
faculty members with extension and research activities which contribute to the
relevance and thoroughness of the teaching program.”
Essential Job Duties
The Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics at North Carolina
State University is seeking a 9-month non-tenure track Lecturer to take a
lead role in the Department's Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. The
Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program includes an undergraduate Minor in
Agricultural Entrepreneurship and an Agribusiness Clinic in which students
and faculty undertake entrepreneurship and other business projects
sponsored by businesses and other institutions.
This position will teach on a recurring 9-month term, August through May.
The incumbent will teach six courses/sections per year, including ARE 270
(Entrepreneurship I), ARE 370 (Entrepreneurship II), ARE 470
(Entrepreneurship III), Entrepreneurship IV (which is currently offered
as a special topic), as well as one or more of the following: ARE 321
(Agricultural Finance), ARE 412 (Advanced Agribusiness Marketing), ARE
404 (Advanced Agribusiness Management), and a course in Agricultural
Sales that is currently offered as a special topic.
The instructor will provide academic advising to students in the
Agricultural Entrepreneurship Minor and to students in the Department's
Agricultural Business Management major. Opportunities for summer
employment and grant collaborations are possible as are opportunities to
work with teams in the Agribusiness Clinic. The instructor will be a
member of the leadership team responsible for the management of the
Agricultural Entrepreneurship Program.
Additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
Master's degree in an Entrepreneurship field, or related field.
At least 5 years of Entrepreneurship experience.
Other Required Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to teach is imperative.
Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing and the skill
to be an effective teacher in the classroom or other public forums.
Doctorate degree in an Entrepreneurship field, or related field.
10+ years of Entrepreneurship experience.
Prior teaching experience and agribusiness experience.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 03/26/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicant required documents: Cover Letter, CV, Contact Information for
Position Number 00100514
Position Type Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00
Appointment 9 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Medical Emergencies
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 118001 - Ag & Resource Economics
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact
Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the
application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree
is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to
have their degree equivalency verified at www. wes.org or equivalent service.
Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet
qualifications and receive credit.
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employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.
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How did you learn of this opportunity?
NCSU Executive Search Services
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If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Master's degree in an Entrepreneurship field, or related field and at least 5 years of Entrepreneurship experience?
Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Doctorate degree in an Entrepreneurship field, or related field and 10+ years of Entrepreneurship experience?
Do you have prior teaching experience and agribusiness experience?
Do you have teaching experience at the college level?
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