Position Summary

Position Description


The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wyoming seeks applicants for a lecturer position. Preferred candidates will have an interest in teaching undergraduate courses in, but not limited to: agribusiness management, marketing, sales, banking, finance, risk management, economic decision-making, or related subject topics. This full-time, 9-month appointment will have responsibilities for teaching (95%) and service (5%).

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics has one of the largest degree programs in the College of Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Resources. The Department offers one undergraduate degree, a B.S. in Agricultural Business, with three concentration options in Agribusiness Management, Livestock Business Management, and Farm and Ranch Management. The Department seeks candidates who are eager to contribute to their undergraduate program and foster the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.


The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in core agribusiness topics. Specific teaching responsibilities and courses will be established based on departmental need and candidate background. The candidate will assist the department in ensuring success for students in agricultural jobs of the future.


This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

Required Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree or equivalent. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate education.

Preferred Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will also be given to applicants with: A dedication to undergraduate teaching Interest is delivering courses in various modalities, including distance learning Dedicated to developing active learning techniques Willingness to collaborate with interdisciplinary teaching teams Dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom

Contact Name

Benjamin Rashford

Contact Email


Application Instructions

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: A cover letter, a complete resume, transcripts, and 4 to 5 names (with telephone numbers and surface/e-mail addresses) from whom references can be solicited. Candidates are encouraged to describe their approach and dedication to undergraduate teaching, and how diversity issues will be brought into their undergraduate courses. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Trish Hysong (psmith14@uwyo.edu). Helpful links include: University of Wyoming: http://www.uwyo.edu UW Agricultural and Applied Economics: http://agecon.uwyo.edu Course Catalog of Degree Course Requirements and Concentrations: https://acalogcatalog.uwyo.edu/content.php?catoid=9&navoid=962

Equal Employer Statement(s)

HIRING STATEMENT: UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu

About University of Wyoming - Agricultural and Applied Economics


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/