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Lecturer of Agricultural Sciences (Plant & Soil Sciences)

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/04/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200069F

Position Title Lecturer of Agricultural Sciences (Plant & Soil Sciences)

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

College College of Science & Engineering Technology

Department Dept of Agricultural Sciences

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

This position requires the candidate to teach 4-6 courses (12-18 credit hours) per semester. Reduced course load available with departmental service activities including, managing Career Development Events, greenhouses, gardens and orchard and assisting with research projects. Course load will include Floral Design and other plant and soil science classes as needed. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate program and is expected to assist with advising a student organization.

Educational Requirements for the Position

An earned doctorate or master’s degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Plant & Soil Sciences, Agricultural Sciences with specialty in Plant & Soil Sciences or other closely related fields.

Experience Required for the Position

Desired areas of interest include floral design, landscape design, horticulture and plant and soil sciences. Excellent communication skills are required. Applicant must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinary collaboration. Green industry work and/or college teaching experiences are preferred. Full-time position, nine-month initial appointment with possibility of extension and potential for summer employment.

Other Specifications

Electronically submit the following:
• Letter of interest
• Curriculum vita
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Official transcripts of all university work
• Three letters of recommendation (online submission, via email or mail)

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

All application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59pm (CT), May 27, 2022, for consideration.

Interim Full Time

To apply please visit https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31148

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Huntsville, Texas, United States