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Joliet Jr. College  (District 2)  - Livestock Judging Coach

JJC is seeking a talented, energetic, and motivated individual to lead our livestock judging program including coaching, recruitment, and fundraising.  This person will also be the lead in expanding the animal science activities at our Weitendorf Ag Education Center including the hosting of shows, sales, educational seminars, and assisting faculty with livestock related coursework.  Position is full-time and includes an excellent benefits package.  Full details can be found at the link below.

 

Application Link:   https://employment.jjc.edu/postings/4315

 

Applications Close : October 1, 2019

 

Start Date: Negotiable

 

For Additional Information Contact

Brad Angus (815) 735-3993 or

Patrick Kelly (815) 343-4274

 
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Illinois College  (District 3)  - Agribusiness Management
Faculty Position in Agribusiness

Illinois College invites applications for a full-time position in Agribusiness to begin Spring 2020.  Candidates should be able to teach a variety of courses in both face-to-face format and online.  Likely teaching load will include: Emerging Issues in Ag & Natural Resources; Introduction to Agribusiness; Agricultural Marketing; Farm Management; and Agribusiness Management
Capstone. Strong preference for ability to contribute to the Business program more generally, for instance, through teaching courses in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, or sports management. Additional duties will include student recruitment and contribution to the ongoing development of the agribusiness program. We seek a candidate who values the liberal arts and is able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Teaching load is three four-credit courses per semester. Faculty work closely with students both in and outside the classroom and serve the college in a variety of other ways. Professional agribusiness experience and quality teaching experience are strongly preferred. A completed Doctorate is strongly preferred, but highly qualified master’s-prepared or ABD candidates will be considered.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students. Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-student interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity.

Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students. Currently our population is approximately one-quarter students of color and 40% first-generation college students. Eagerness and ability to work with these populations is essential. Equally important is excellence in pedagogy and an openness to new teaching approaches.

The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.

 
Contact Person
Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format to deansearch@ic.edu. On the subject line, please put Attn: John Rush, Chair of the Agribusiness Search Committee.
• Letter of application
• C.V.
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations or similar documents)
• A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body as well as mentoring experience

Questions regarding the position can be directed to me at Michael.Woods@ic.edu.
 


University of Illinois  (District 4)  - Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Position:  
The Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications (ALEC) Program is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position focusing on the scholarship of teaching and learning in an agricultural context.  The faculty position is provided on a 9-month (academic year) basis, with tenure residing in a department appropriate for the candidate’s area of research in the College of ACES, and will reflect a 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities.  
 
Available:  
August 16, 2020 or as soon as possible after the close of the search.
 
Qualifications:

Earned Ph.D. in agricultural education, communications, or leadership; postsecondary education; curriculum and instruction; or other closely related field by August 16, 2020. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students as well as local, national/global groups required. Successful candidates must have a proven record of excellence in teaching and student centered/service learning in the context of agricultural education, and scholarly research, publication and engagement. 
 
Responsibilities:
Build a strong international reputation through research, teaching and engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning in an agricultural context. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in agricultural education, including teaching and learning theory and research methodology courses. Opportunities may also exist to organize study abroad programs. The candidate will conduct scholarly research in the broad area of teaching and learning, attract external competitive research funding, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student research.  Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, assisting with student recruitment, advising, coordinating programs, and serving on relevant committees. 
 
Salary:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Competitive salary, attractive start up package, opportunities for additional summer salary compensation.
 
Closing Date:
To receive full consideration, applications must be received by August 26, 2019.
 
Applications:
Candidates should create a profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload their Curriculum Vitae (including email address), a letter of interest which includes a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three professional references who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and experience by August 26, 2019.   All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. 
 
Contact Person
For more information, contact David Rosch, Director of the ALEC Program, at (217) 244-2134 or dmrosch@illinois.edu.

For more information on applying visit: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=118705&job=college-of-agricultural-consumer-environmental-sciences-assistant-professor-agricultural-leadership-education-and-communications-program-118705
 


Richland Community College  (District 4)  - Outreach Coordinator for Agricultural Programs

Position Filled by Dave Shiley

 
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