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Adjunct Lecturer

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Posting Number: req7578

Department: Agric Educ Tech & Innov-Ins

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites applications and nominations for the position of Adjunct Lecturer in the academic unit of Agricultural Education, Technology & Innovation. This hire is critical to the Department's efforts to increase the online capacity to deliver the courses that compose the Leadership and Communication curriculum option of the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Technology Management and Education and related campus majors. This hire will teach ALC 410 - Entrepreneurial Leadership in Agriculture and the Life Sciences during Spring 2022 semester and ALC 411 - Principles & Applications of Organizational Innovation during Fall 2022 semester.

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

deliver and evaluate instruction in ALC 410 - Entrepreneurial Leadership in
Agriculture and the Life Science during Spring semester 2022 and, ALC 411 - Principles
& Applications of Organizational Innovation in the Fall semester of 2022.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • A deep practical and
    theoretical understanding of and experiences in developing curricula
    specific to entrepreneurial leadership and innovation in the Agriculture
    and Life Sciences Leadership and Communication curriculum option.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge in the content area and educational pedagogy/andragogy,
    application of technical skills in online technologies and delivery

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned master's degree in agricultural leadership, communication, sociology or an equivalent closely related area is required.
  • Three years of experience in an executive leadership position within a public/private organization with 10 employees or greater
  • Experience teaching at a community college and/or higher education institute.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Persons must have 3-5 years in practical administrative leadership experience and/or related education as well as substantive skills in online technologies and delivery strategies.

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 10

Job FTE: 0.25

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $40,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Robert M. Torres

Department Head, Agriculture Education

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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