Working Title: Dairy Innovation Hub Assistant Professor Teaching/Research
Appointment Type: Faculty
This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track research (37.5%) and teaching (62.5%) position at the Assistant Professor level, with a teaching load of 15 credit hours (five courses) per academic year. We are interested in candidates with expertise in Regional Economics with a focus on community economic development. This position is funded through the Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub (https://dairyinnovationhub.wisc.edu/). The purpose of the Hub is to harness research and development to keep Wisconsin's dairy community at the global forefront in producing nutritious dairy products in an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable manner. One priority of the Hub is to grow farm businesses and communities. Appointment date: August 23, 2021
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or a related area at the time of employment.
Strong interest in and ability to teach agricultural economics and agricultural business courses to undergraduate students.
Strong communication skills: listening, speaking and writing (including proofreading and editing)
Strong statistical and database management skills
Strong interest in and ability to provide academic advising to undergraduate students
Strong interest in and ability to advise co-curricular activities such as student clubs or organizations, internships, or undergraduate research
Experience in either GIS or regional economic development (e.g. IMPLAN)
Documented evidence of successful teaching at the college level.
Business and/or agricultural experiences in the U.S. or comparable setting.
Documented evidence of successful teaching to extension audiences.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
A research paper: journal article, conference paper, etc. (professional work sample)
A three-part statement, not to exceed 3 pages (upload under other document), covering oyour primary and secondary teaching interests, experience in classroom, and any evidence of successful teaching at the college level oyour agriculture/agribusiness experience, and oyour applied research and scholarly activity agenda.
An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired).
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching and research abilities, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Amber Remble, Associate Professor Agricultural Economics email@example.com
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by February 7, 2021. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Internal Number: 6792
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