Assistant Teaching Professor or Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor - Agricultural Economics | Iowa State University - Military Veterans

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Ames, Iowa

Position Information: Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor or Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor - Agricultural Economics Appointment Type: Faculty Job Description: Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa seeks to fill a term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Teaching Professor in Agricultural Economics. The successful candidate will hold the Ron and Lynn Deiter Endowed Chair for Sustaining Excellence in Ag Business .  The individual is expected to teach undergraduate classes that can be used to meet Agricultural Business degree requirements, assist the department in recruiting, advising, and retaining Agricultural Business majors, encourage and lead continuous improvement in pedagogy and curriculum within the program, cultivate relationships with employers of Agricultural Business graduates, and work with student clubs. Outstanding teaching is expected. The position is 75% teaching, 15% research, and 10% service. Research topics may include the pedagogy of teaching. Required Minimum Qualifications: M.S. in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related field Demonstrated interest in undergraduate teaching To be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Teaching Professor: Demonstrated accomplishment in college teaching and at least 5 years of college teaching experience. To be considered for appointment at the rank of Teaching Professor: Demonstrated excellence in college teaching and at least 10 years of college teaching experience. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related field Strong training in agribusiness management, agricultural finance, agricultural markets, or related topics Strong training in economic education Demonstrated potential for accomplishment in college teaching Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion as described in a statement of diversity and inclusion efforts Department/Program & College Description: The Department of Economics, with approximately 40 faculty, has a long tradition of excellence in education, research, and engagement with the community. Our undergraduate program is the academic home to more than 500 students in three different majors. Our graduate program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in economics and agricultural economics, and places graduates in vital positions in academia, government, and industry throughout the world. Faculty research covers a broad spectrum ranging from theoretical analyses to applied policy studies, and increasingly including multidisciplinary work conducted in collaboration with experts in many other fields. The Department of Economics and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences promote an environment of inclusive excellence where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed, professionally and personally. We are committed to recruit and retain diverse faculty, staff, and students, and support several initiatives to enhance diversity, equity, inclusion and work-life balance. Department Unit/Website: https://www.econ.iastate.edu/ Proposed Start Date: August 16, 2021 Proposed End Date or Length of Term: May 15, 2024 Number of Months Employed Per Year: 09 Month Work Period Time Type: Full time Pay Grade: 00 (Faculty) Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please click on â??Applyâ?? and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Interest 3) Contact Information Including Email Addresses for Three Referees to Provide Letters of Recommendation 4)  Additional Supporting material (combined in one document): (a) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, (b) Statement of Diversity and Inclusion Efforts 5) Teaching Evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness Please attach all documents in the required documents section.  If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Original Posting Date: December 22, 2020 Posting Close Date: January 31, 2021 Job Requisition Number: R3864

Ames, Iowa

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