Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
University or Organization :
Mississippi State University
State or Territory :
Mississippi
Application Deadline :
None Stated
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Keywords separated by commas :
Agricultural Leadership, Volunteer Development
Location :
Starkville, Mississippi
Area, Department or Unit :
School of Human Sciences
Full/Part Time :
12-month
Salary :
Start Date:
Jan 01, 2020
Description:
The School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University is seeking nominations and applications for a 12-month, tenured/tenure-track, Extension andteaching position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications with an emphasis on AgriculturalLeadership and Volunteer Development
Position Category:
Tenured/Tenure-track
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
RESPONSIBILITIES: Serving as associate director of and instructor in the Thad Cochran Agricultural Leadership Program. Providing inservice education to Extension agents and specialists in volunteer development. Teaching courses in agricultural leadership and/or volunteer development; advising students. Establishing an active and focused outreach/scholarship program, including securing extramural funding forscholarship/outreach and publishing in respected journals and other outlets. Participating in leadership outreach activities, including working with external organizations such as commoditygroups, Farm Bureau, State Department of Ag and Commerce, FFA, 4-H, and others.QUALIFICATIONS:Required: Doctorate in agricultural education, extension education, agricultural leadership, or a closely related field. (ABDcandidates will be considered.) Demonstrated interest in and commitment to diversity and to quality teaching in higher education. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, and industry professionals. Exhibited initiative and drive when working with formal and nonformal education groups.Preferred: Experience in teaching at the local level in either a high school or Extension setting. Excellent computer/technology skills, including distance education. Effective teaching skills. Effective communication skills using written, verbal, and interpersonal techniques. Success in competitive extramural funding. Experience in conducting and publishing research and/or scholarly work.APPOINTMENT: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications - AgriculturalLeadership and Volunteer Development. Salary dependent upon academic preparation and professional experience. Initial appointment is 75% Extension, 25% Teaching.
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
n/a

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Doctorate in agricultural education, extension education, agricultural leadership, or a closely related field. (ABDcandidates will be considered.)
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Travel Requirements:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Carley Morrison
Phone Number with Area Code :
6623250749