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University of Arkansas
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Posted: 06/11/2018
Assistant Professor
Salary: $74,000 - $78,000

Job Duties: The Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, invites applicants to fill a 9-month tenure track faculty position with emphasis on agricultural teacher education and agricultural mechanical technologies. This position will be an approximately 50% teaching (including student services), 40% research, and 10% service assignment. The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is a Land Grant university and the flagship in the University of Arkansas system. Responsibilities: The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to provide leadership for a teacher education program in agriculture and to develop and maintain a robust extramurally-funded research program focused on teaching and learning in the agricultural sciences and technologies. Agricultural education teacher preparation programs are expected to include STEM integration as a focus for instruction and research, and includes agricultural mechanical technologies.

The candidate will primarily teach courses in agricultural education with applied agricultural systems technologies as a secondary emphasis. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in grant writing and management, reporting research results in peer-reviewed publications and professional meetings, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to teacher education and to the application of STEM technologies. The candidate will also be expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, provide service to the department, college, university and state as appropriate for his/her expertise, and to collaborate effectively with research and extension faculty in related disciplines.