The Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) seeks applications for the position of Instructor. This is an unranked, non-regular, nine-month appointment, which will support its undergraduate programs in Agricultural Education & Leadership and Science & Agricultural Communications.
This position will be responsible for teaching courses in science and agricultural communications (offered both semesters) and, specifically, Verbal Communications in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, which is offered both spring and fall, and serves more than 200 students each year. This position will also assist with undergraduate advising and student recruitment activities. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned in place of the above should our needs change.
Will have completed a graduate degree in a field related to the above described teaching assignment by Aug. 31, 2020, OR an undergraduate degree in a related field, plus a minimum of five years' experience in a closely related field.
Experience working with undergraduate students in a learning and mentoring environment is required.
Experience with e-learning and technology-related educational innovation is required.
Prior experience working with undergraduates for advising, recruitment, and industry connections is preferred.
An application package should include the following:
An application letter highlighting key areas of strength in the applicant's background and summarizing the fit of applicant with the position
A current resume or curriculum vitae
Contact information for at least three professional references
Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Dr. Adam Cletzer
Chair, Search Committee
122 Gentry Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
MU's College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources strongly endorses the principles embodied in MU's values statement - respect, responsibility, discovery, excellence ( http://web.missouri.edu/~jesse105/values/ ). In that context we seek to recruit and retain outstanding scholars who are:
Committed to blending service with scholarship
Collegial scholars who will collaborate with others from diverse disciplines and backgrounds
Flexible and adaptable in an era of rapid change
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is recruited.
Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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