Visiting Assistant Professor

  • University of Wisconsin - River Falls
  • River Falls, WI
  • Apr 27, 2021
Full time Agriculture/Horticulture & Aquaculture

Job Description

Appointment Type: AS-Fixed Term Terminal

FTE: 100

Position Summary:

This is a Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub ( funded position for two years with the potential for renewal for an additional year based on continued funding and satisfactory performance. This is a full-time, 9-month, teaching position, with a teaching load of 24 credit hours (eight courses) per academic year.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The following qualifications are required:
  • PhD in Agricultural Economics or a related area is required at the time of employment. ABD (all but dissertation) candidates with a completion date prior to August 23, 2021 will be considered.
  • Strong interest in and ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more of the following areas: agribusiness management, agricultural business accounting, agricultural finance, or agricultural marketing.
  • Strong communication skills: listening, speaking, and writing (including proofreading and editing).
The following qualifications are preferred:
  • Documented evidence of successful teaching at the college level.
  • Business and/or agricultural experiences in the U.S. or comparable setting.
  • Strong interest in and ability to provide advising to undergraduate students
  • Interest in and ability to advise co-curricular activities such as student clubs/organizations, internships, and/or undergraduate research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

Applicants are required to provide:

  • Curriculum vitae (resume)
  • Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
  • A three-part statement, not to exceed 3 pages, covering

o your primary and secondary teaching interests, experience in classroom, and any evidence of successful teaching at the college level

o your agriculture/agribusiness experience, and

o your applied research and scholarly activity agenda. (Other Document)

  • An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired).
  • Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability, experience, and professional preparation (references).

Inquiries should be addressed to:

Dr. Albert Boaitey - Agricultural Economics

Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For consideration, applicants must submit all required materials by May 14, 2021.

A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.

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