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Faculty - Non-TenureWorkstudy Position:
Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and
Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the
Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System
Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace
culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.
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Director * Community, Professional, & Economic
uada.eduSummary of Job Duties:
Assistant/Associate Professor-Rural Development is a non-tenure track faculty member of the University of Arkansas System Division of
Agriculture with a 75% appointment in Community, Professional and Economic Development (CPED) and 25% appointment in Agricultural Economics
and Agribusiness (AEAB).
The Assistant/Associate Professor-Rural Development is responsible for developing a nationally recognized
extension education and applied research program focusing on economic development with strong emphasis on supporting economic, social, and
quality of life advancement in rural Arkansas counties. Duties and responsibilities include:
* Create and implement innovative and
research-based extension education programs with new educational materials, curricula, and training approaches along with appropriate
assessment and evaluation of impact.
* Lead research-based assessment of gaps in existing knowledge of rural economic development and
implement applied research strategies to provide discovery, interpretation, publication, and recommendation of best practices.
and sustain effective and relevant collaborations with measurable progress in economic, social, and quality of life advancement at the
community and higher level, especially in struggling rural areas.
* Secure substantial and consistent extramural funding and
collaborations to support program activity and growth over time.
* Serve as nationally recognized expert to support, train, and advise
county agents, local government officials, and other community and economic development stakeholders.
* Supervise staff supporting
economic development programs and research.
* Advise and mentor undergraduate, honors, and graduate students.
* Pursue professional
development to remain current on research and best practices.
* Assist with other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills &
The successful applicant must demonstrate:
* Commitment to supporting diversity, belonging, equity, and inclusion
within the workplace and among the clientele we serve.
* Extensive knowledge of applied economics, including economic forecasting,
conducting economic modeling, conducting policy and program analysis, and data analysis.
* Knowledge of labor markets and labor market
* Proficiency in IMPLAN and other platforms, software, and datasets for use in economic impact modeling and other socio-economic
* Superb analytical and mathematical skills.
* Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and professionally in an
interdisciplinary university environment.
* Ability to take initiative, work independently and manage multiple projects.
* Commitment to professional development.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability
to effectively communicate complex concepts to local government officials, key stakeholders, and the
Ph.D in agricultural economics, applied
economics, regional economics or a closely related field.
Minimum of three (3) years of
professional experience related to the following:
- Economic analysis and economic impact analysis in an applied
- Extension education and program development and/or work in a land-grant university with knowledge of county and state
- Securing, managing, and delivering extramurally funded projects.
- Scholarly activity, including but not limited to,
publications, conference presentations, and grant writing.
Applicants for this position are
required to upload a Resume, Cover letter, Official or Unofficial Transcript, and three letters of recommendation prior to submitting
the application. Once an application is submitted, the applicant will not be able to edit the application or upload additional
If you have technical issues uploading a document or if you have a need to provide additional documentation after
submitting your application, email firstname.lastname@example.orgSalary Information:
Commensurate with education and
experienceRequired Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Letters of
Recommendation, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)Optional
Diversity Statement, Listing of Publications, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy,
Writing SampleSpecial Instructions to Applicants:Recruitment Contact
Andrea Price, email@example.com
All application materials must be
uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS
Please do not send to listed
recruitment contact.Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Motor Vehicle Reports Check
University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being
considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required
checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not
disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in
a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas System Division of
Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program
participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such
practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other
legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.Constant Physical
N/AFrequent Physical Activity:
Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers,
including keyboarding, Sitting, Standing, Talking, WalkingOccasional Physical