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Application: Applicants must apply for the position by visiting the link: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2548 and attach the following: 1) cover letter that addresses the experience pertinent to the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) copies of ALL academic transcripts, and 4) statement of teaching philosophy. When prompted during the on-line process, please provide names, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered. To ensure consideration for the position, applicants are encouraged to apply by end of business on November 15, 2017 but we will accept the application until the position is filled. The search will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. Jay Spiers, Search Committee Chair, email: jds0017@auburn.edu Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer
Posting Number P1051F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Horticulture (http://hort.auburn.edu/) at Auburn University is seeking applications for the position of Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Coordinator. The Lecturer position is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track teaching appointment that may be renewed annually contingent upon availability of funding, needs of the department and college, and satisfactory performance. In addition, there will be instructional and student-related activities expected during the summer as a separate appointment. Full-time positions are eligible for benefits, including health insurance. The expected start date for this position is January 1, 2018.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses supporting the Landscape Horticulture and/or Nursery and Greenhouse Science curriculum tracks. The incumbent will also develop and serve as instructor of record for one section of Professional Landscape. In addition, they will coordinate the AU student preparation for and participation in the National Association of Landscape Professionals Collegiate Competition event annually. Responsibilities as Undergraduate Program Coordinator will include coordinating departmental scholarship selection and management, leading departmental assessment activities and overseeing activities related to carrying out the departmental writing plan.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Horticulture or closely related plant sciences discipline by the expected position start date. Experience in course development, student recruitment in an academic environment and documented excellence in teaching post-secondary level horticulture courses is essential. The candidate must possess excellent teaching, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. The incumbent must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Desirable qualifications include: Familiarity with academic program assessment and experience in activities related to college level student service.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application: Applicants must apply for the position by visiting the link: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2548 and attach the following: 1) cover letter that addresses the experience pertinent to the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) copies of ALL academic transcripts, and 4) statement of teaching philosophy. When prompted during the on-line process, please provide names, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered. To ensure consideration for the position, applicants are encouraged to apply by end of business on November 15, 2017 but we will accept the application until the position is filled. The search will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. Jay Spiers, Search Committee Chair, email: jds0017@auburn.edu

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documentation
  2. Other Documentation (2)