Iowa State University Assistant or Associate Professor--Ag and Life Sciences Teacher Education in Ames, Iowa
Position Title:Assistant or Associate Professor--Ag and Life Sciences Teacher Education
Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies at Iowa State University located in Ames, Iowa seeks applicants for a 9-month, tenure/tenure eligible, at the rank of assistant or associate professor. This position focuses on teacher education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through agricultural and life sciences education. The position is 60% teaching and advising, and 30% research/scholarship, and 10% institutional and professional service.
Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, both resident and online; advising undergraduate and graduate students; supervising student interns; serving on departmental, college, and university committees; advising a student organization; developing a focused area of scholarship supported by extramural funding.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest and ability related to agriculture and life sciences education and will develop a strong research program of national scope focused on teacher education in agriculture and life sciences education.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
PhD, awarded by the start date, in Agricultural Education or closely related field .
Knowledge and understanding of agricultural teacher education content.
Adequate preparation, formal and informal, to prepare people to be educators.
Sufficient experience as a licensed teacher to help students learn and differentiate in teaching situations.
Documented experience conducting and disseminating research/scholarship.
Associate Professor: For consideration at the associate professor rank, applicants must meet, in addition to the above requirements for this position, the department, college and university standards for appointment at the associate professor rank with tenure, including nationally recognized contributions to scholarship in their area of expertise, a record of acquisition of external funding for research activities, and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching.
Completion of a teacher preparation program.
Demonstrated ability, effectiveness, and innovation in resident and online teaching.
Three or more years of teaching experience in agriculture or closely related field at the school-based or college level.
Demonstrated success in securing extramural funding to support scholarship.
Evidence of ability to work effectively with wide range of student, faculty, and staff populations.
Department/Program & College Description:
The Department of Agriculture Education and Studies (https://www.ageds.iastate.edu/) has as its focus the teaching and learning processes. All three elements of the land-grant philosophy – learning, discovery, and engagement – are part of the department’s emphasis on the educational processes, and how these processes impact our clientele in a variety of agricultural settings.
If you have questions about the application process, please email email@example.com or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.
General ISU compensation information can be found here: https://www.hr.iastate.edu/careers/compensation
Proposed Start Date:August 16, 2024
Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period
Time Type:Full time
To apply for this position, please visit ISU Job Posting (https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Assistant--or-Associate-Professor---Ag-and-Life-Sciences-Teacher-Education_R3604) , click on "Apply" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to attach or enter the following:
Resume/Curriculum v itae.
Letter of a pplication/Cover letter.
Contact information for three professional references.
Statement describing research goals.
Statement of teaching philosophy statement.
If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Dr. Scott Smalley at 515‐294‐0047 or by email at email@example.com.
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Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:• Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;• Generous leave plans;• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);• Life insurance and long-term disability;• Flexible Spending Accounts;• Various voluntary benefits and discounts;• Employee Assistance Program;• Wellbeing program.
Original Posting Date: September 8, 2023
Posting Close Date:September 7, 2023
Job Requisition Number:R12896
By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. And through Innovate at Iowa State , we provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community. (https://www.diversity.iastate.edu/connect/principles)
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you have questions about the application process please email email@example.com or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .
General ISU compensation information can be found on the University Human Resources (https://www.hr.iastate.edu/careers/compensation) website. Please note that this is only a list of ranges and individuals will be paid commensurate with qualifications.