Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
University or Organization :
Sterling College
State or Territory :
Vermont
Application Deadline :
Dec 07, 2020
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
Keywords separated by commas :
Agriculture,Professor
Location :
Craftsbury Common, Vermont
Area, Department or Unit :
Faculty
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
$47,000 - $50,000/year
Start Date:
Aug 01, 2021
Description:
Sterling College is conducting searches to identify two new colleagues in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems to join its faculty in the following areas: (Position 1): Sterling College seeks a candidate with experience and expertise in draft animal power and one or more of the following areas: animal-based agroecology, sustainable livestock production, integrated grazing systems, vertebrate biology, pasture or range ecology, and whole farm planning. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in the areas listed above, as well as contribute to the foundational curriculum of the college. In addition, this candidate would provide curricular oversight in the draft animal power systems minor. (Position 2): Sterling College seeks a candidate with experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: farm and food policy, community food security, sustainable diets or human nutrition, entrepreneurialism and/or non-profit management or small business management. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in the areas listed above, as well as contribute to the foundational curriculum of the college. (General Qualifications for both positions): Having relevant teaching experience, subject matter expertise, and advanced academic credentials and/or substantial practitioner experience in related fields is essential. Sterling encourages applications from candidates who have professionally demonstrated a commitment to interdisciplinary, experiential, outdoor-oriented, hands-on learning through study and work as well as our ecological thinking and action mission, and a commitment to pedagogy that integrates multicultural perspectives in the curriculum and promotes inclusion in the classroom. The College is committed to in-person instruction, but experience and familiarity using online tools will be seen as a strength. Faculty responsibilities include academic advising and service on committees or councils, and contributing to the foundational curriculum of the college, including A Sense of Place, our longstanding student orientation program. Sterling is one of nine federally designated work colleges. As such, new faculty members will also serve as work program supervisors.
Position Category:
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Master's
Years of experience :
3-5 (if no Master's, 10+)
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:

LINKS

Application URL:
This is the link to the official application website.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Caitlin Miller
Phone Number with Area Code :
8025867711
Application Instructions :
Please send a cover letter, CV, Resume, and details of three references to Caitlin Miller, Executive Assistant to the President and Secretary of Faculty Search (caitlin.miller@sterlingcollege.edu). Candidates who have submitted materials prior to December 7, 2020 will receive full consideration and the searches will continue until successful appointments have been made. These positions will start by September 2021. For further information please visit Sterling Colleges employment opportunities webpage.