Agriculture-Precision Technology, faculty, tenure track

Montana State University Northern

United States

October 9, 2021

Description

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Working Title Agriculture-Precision Technology, faculty, tenure track Brief Position Overview

The agricultural technology faculty will participate in the Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture Technology, Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Technology as well as supporting coursework for agriculture related minors. This position will also bring a strong emphasis in Precision Technology and will be instrumental in the development and delivery of coursework leading to an emphasis or Minor in Precision Technologies – Integrated Systems that support a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, Agricultural Operations Technology, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology and Civil Engineering Technology as well as supporting coursework for other related majors and minors.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes Faculty Rank Assistant or Associate Professor Position Number Department Agriculture Division College of Technical Sciences Appointment Type Faculty Contract Term Academic Year Semester If other, specify From date If other, specify End date FLSA Exempt Union Affiliation Montana Federation of Public Employees FTE 1 Benefits Eligible Yes Compensation Monthly Salary Commensurate with experience and education Contract Type MUS If other, please specify Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

The agricultural technology faculty will participate in the Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture Technology, Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Technology as well as supporting coursework for agriculture related minors. This position will also bring a strong emphasis in Precision Technology and will be instrumental in the development and delivery of coursework leading to an emphasis or Minor in Precision Technologies – Integrated Systems that support a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, Agricultural Operations Technology, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology and Civil Engineering Technology as well as supporting coursework for other related majors and minors.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will require teaching approximately 24 semester credits related to Agriculture, GPS, GIS, data analytics, telematics, remote sensing, equipment service and maintenance and other agricultural and mechanical related subjects. Academic and career advising will be a responsibility associated with this position. In addition, the hire will be involved in curriculum development, program growth, program assessment and working with advisory boards. The position will also share responsibility for advising student professional groups and be active in the community as an ambassador for MSUN and the program.

Academic responsibilities will also include serving on campus committees, involvement in campus activities and serving as an ambassador and collegiate member of the College of Technical Sciences.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

· Bachelor's degree in/or related to Agriculture, Precision Agriculture, or Integrated Technology Systems

· Excellence in written and oral communication

· Demonstrated strength in interpersonal skills and attributes and effective teaching

· Passion for agriculture, precision technology, remote sensing, etc.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

· Teaching experience in Precision Agriculture, Agriculture, Integrated Technologies, and/or Remote Sensing

· Recent industry work experience with some background in integrated technologies and/or precision agriculture

· Master's degree or terminal degree in Agriculture, Precision Agriculture or closely aligned field

· Experience and willingness to embrace new technologies related to agriculture, remote sensing, precision agriculture

The Successful Candidate Will Special Requirements Physical Demands The Program The Department The College This position has supervisory duties? No

Announcement Number 2020-21-F00009P

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 09/10/2021 Close Date Until an adequate pool is established No Special Instructions Summary Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // jobs.msun.edu/postings/2114 Diversity Statement

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