Instructor (Regular Non-Tenure Track) Agronomy/Agribusiness Department of Agriculture
Teach undergraduate courses in both agronomy and agribusiness. The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development and experiential learning efforts. Additional responsibilities include: advising students, service on committees, service to area stakeholders, assist faculty with curriculum development and review, and professional development.
Master's degree or doctorate in Agronomy, Agribusiness, or related field (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/ government certified university)
Possess theoretical knowledge and practical experience in agronomy and agribusiness
Demonstrated ability to deliver highly effective teaching in agriculture
Demonstrated commitment to student growth and achievement
Demonstrated ability to facilitate experiential learning activities
Evidence of effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality and collaboration within the University community and interest in interacting with external constituents
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies including: traditional, blended, and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention, and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2019 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 14, 2018.
Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
Current curriculum vitae
Personal philosophy of education
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Names, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three professional references
Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of Agriculture may be found at http://semo.edu/agriculture. The Department of Agriculture has 7 full-time faculty, approximately 430 undergraduate majors, and is part of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.