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Company:
The University of Rhode Island
Division:
College of the Environment and Life Sciences
City:
Kingston, RI
State:
Rhode Island
County:
Washington
Country:
USA
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Posted: 08/14/2020
Clinical Assistant Professor, Leadership Teaching and Outreach

Clinical Assistant Professor - Leadership Teaching and Outreach

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by August 24, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by September 23, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date may not be given full consideration.
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The College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position in Leadership for 4-H and volunteer-based programs. Academic department assignment is contingent on background of successful candidate. Appointment Fall, 2020.

Position is full time calendar year, limited to 06-18-2022 with anticipated renewal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach three undergraduate and/or graduate courses per year in areas related to food, agriculture and natural resources leadership. Supervise students in experiential learning. Direct Rhode Island’s 4-H Program, managing staff, volunteers, grant writing and budget. Share best practices and develop approaches for volunteer recruitment, development and retention with other Cooperative Extension volunteer-based programs such as Master Gardener and Watershed Watch.

Qualifications

Required:

  1. Earned doctorate by time of appointment.
  2. Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working with diverse groups/populations.
  3. Demonstrated experience in teaching course(s) at a college or university.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of the science of adult learning and volunteerism.
  5. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.
  6. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

Preferred:

  1. Demonstrated experience in teaching course(s) in food, agriculture or natural resources leadership at a college or university.
  2. Demonstrated experience developing and writing grant proposals.
  3. Demonstrated ability to evaluate data and publish results in grant reports or scholarly publications.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.