Lecturer - Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness



Posting Number: req1474 Department: Agric Educ Tech & Innov-Ins Location: Yuma, AZ USA Position Highlights The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites applications for the position of Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer in the academic unit of Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation. This hire is critical to the Department's efforts to increase the capacity to deliver the courses that compose the Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) curriculum option of the bachelors of science in Agricultural Technology Management and Education. The Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) option is a unique academic program designed to meet the educational needs of a specialized agricultural economy in Yuma County. The ASM option is delivered through a 2-way academic partnership between Arizona Western College (AWC), and the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This hire will teach ASM 481 - Agricultural Simulation in Fall 2020. Duties & Responsibilities Plan, deliver and evaluate instruction in ASM 481 Agricultural Simulation during the Fall 2020 semester. Minimum Qualifications The hire will have a deep understanding of and experiences in developing curricula that is similar or related to the ASM curriculum option. An earned Master's degree in agricultural education or an equivalent closely related area is required. Other qualifications include: experience in teaching at the college level, demonstrated knowledge in educational pedagogy/andragogy, application of technical skills, computer skills and major forms of communication. Rank: Lecturer Tenure Information Adjunct (NTE) FLSA: Exempt Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8 Job FTE: .2 Work Calendar: Academic Job Category: Faculty Benefits Eligible: No Benefits Rate of Pay: $3,000 Compensation Type: Per Course Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Contact Information for Candidates Robert M. Torres rtorres1@email.arizona.edu Open Until Filled: Yes Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness. The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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