|Position Title||Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences (Agricultural Education)|
|Hiring Salary||Commensurate with education and experience.|
|Position Type||Full-Time Tenure Track|
|College||College of Science & Engineering Technology|
|Department||Dept of Agricultural Sciences|
|Contact Name||Stanley Kelley|
The School of Agricultural Sciences
Sam Houston State University
PO Box 2088
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2088
|Contact Phone||[Register to View]|
|Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job||
This is a 75% teaching and 25% variable appointment with research and service activities. Primary teaching responsibilities will be undergraduate and graduate Agricultural Education courses. Ability to occasionally teach online with mainly traditional courses is to be expected. The selected applicant will be expected to publish regularly in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the discipline of their research and to complete successfully for external funding to support a research program. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate program and manage the various agricultural education teaching certification degree students. Additionally, duties include managing the Agricultural Education service program including oversight of the SHSU State FFA Leadership and Career Development Event scheduling.
|Educational Requirements for the Position||
An earned Doctorate in Agricultural Education or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered.
|Experience Required for the Position||
Opportunity for summer teaching is available each year. Ideally, three or more years of teaching experience in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the secondary level is required. Demonstrated active LDE, CDE, SDE and other FFA management experiences are expected. Evidence of actual or potential success in teaching, research, and service is also expected. Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language are required. Must have a strong commitment to Agricultural Education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as the ability to collaborate in multiple disciplines.
|Other Requirements for the Position|
|Special Instructions Summary||Electronically submit all required documents, and employment application at https://shsu.peopleadmin.com. Send official transcripts for all University work and documents detailing the candidate’s philosophy of teaching, research, and service directly to the search committee chair. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by references directly to the search committee chair.|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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.