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Agronomy Instructor

Colby Community College
Job Location:
Colby, 67701
Plant and Soil Science

An exciting opportunity is available to join a progressive agriculture department in northwest Kansas at Colby Community College as an agronomy instructor. This is a full-time, nine-month position that begins in August 2024. The successful candidate will develop a strong agronomy program to meet the demands of an ever-changing agriculture industry and equip current and future students to meet these demands. The candidate will be tasked with student advising, course development, and instructing students (in the classroom, laboratory, and small group settings) on the basic study of Agronomy, including crop production science and soil science, to meet the requirements of an Associate of Science and/or transfer program.

Potential Topics Covered Include:

  • Crop Production and sustainability
  • Soil Management
  • Weed Science
  • Chemical and physical aspects of soil
  • Lab and field analysis
  • Fertilization program planning and applications
  • Crop pest and disease control
  • Environmental rules and regulations
  • Herbicide and pesticide use
  • Ability to analyze data and information to determine crop and land use feasibility
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Commercial, small-scale, and organic agriculture practices concerning crop productivity and soil management
  • Precision Ag technologies
  • Horticulture


Master's degree in agronomy, crop science or a related field, such as agriculture science, plant science, soil science, and education with a specialization in agronomy OR the equivalent.


$42,750 or higher, depending on credentials and experience.

Flexible benefits program includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, life insurance, reimbursement accounts, sick leave, and vacation leave allowances. Participation in the state retirement program is required.


The position will be open until filled. To be considered, applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, all postsecondary transcripts, and references to:

Colby Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
1255 S. Range
Colby, KS 67701

Materials may be emailed to


Candidates identifying as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request accommodations should contact Human Resources.

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. The candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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