Assistant Professor, Agriculture Education
Type of Appointment
FTF; Full-Time Fixed
01.00 Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, General
Salary Range for Job Posting
Anticipated Employment Start Date for Position
Open Until Filled
Agricultural Sciences at Morehead State University is accepting applications for a full-time position as an Assistant Professor, Agriculture Education. The anticipated start date is January 2, 2024.
Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, a designated Kentucky Trail Town, nestled in the Daniel Boone National Forest, in close proximity to Cave Run Lake. This location provides opportunities for a wide-range of outdoor recreation activities. Morehead State University is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Morehead State University is relatively close to a number of larger cities including Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. Morehead State University delivers a strong and affordable education for friendly, ambitious students who thrive in a student-focused learning environment defined by small class sizes and faculty committed to teaching and student success.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties will include, but are not limited to, teaching college classes in their area of training, recruitment activities during the summer at various events consistent with the expectations of building a successful program. Development of training for agriculture teachers, extension agents (4-H and Ag), and members of the public in areas related to education and program development depending on specific training and experience.
REQUIREMENTS: Doctorate in agriculture education, or a closely related agriculture field from a regionally accredited university. Two years of experience teaching agriculture education in a high school or middle school setting. A valid KY driver's license and reside within the service region for service activities. Good written and verbal communication skills. Some travel is required to FFA events.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Managing a successful FFA chapter at a school and associated activities. Work with regional and state level Agriculture Education and FFA activities and events. Experience in grant writing and management of grants.
SPONSORSHIP: This position is not budgeted for Visa Sponsorship.
Morehead State University is a comprehensive, regionally focused university providing high quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University has an enrollment of over 10,000 students. To apply, visit: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com and complete the MSU Application for Employment along with a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts (unofficial), Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Evidence of Teaching Ability and the name and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For preferred consideration, apply by October 4, 2023. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. Please contact Kenneth Andries, the Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding this position. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The position will report to the Chair of the Agricultural Sciences Department.
Associate Professor will teach in a typical classroom environment. Travel within the service region is required.
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