The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) at North Carolina State University is seeking a dedicated educator for a full-time 100% teaching position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. This nine-month, non-tenure-track position is a recurring fixed-term position with benefits, with an expectation of contract renewal conditional on demonstrated effectiveness in primary responsibilities. The position carries a teaching load of three courses each semester (six courses in an academic year) in the Baccalaureate Degree Program in Agricultural Business Management and the Minor Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program.
This position is an academic (9-month) year position. The successful candidate will actively engage students in learning, teaching a mix of primarily agribusiness marketing (4P), agribusiness management, agricultural finance, and related topics. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to undergraduate student advising, serve as a coach of student competition teams (e.g., in NAMA, AAEA, SAEA competitions), and serve as a liaison between these teams and relevant professional associations. The person filling this position will have the opportunity to work closely with other faculty in related and complementary teaching, extension, and applied research programs. Opportunities for summer employment (distance-education teaching as an example) and grant collaborations are possible.
The Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics at North Carolina State University is seeking a 9-month non-tenure track Lecturer to take a lead role in the Department’s Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. The Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program includes an undergraduate Minor in Agricultural Entrepreneurship and an Agribusiness Clinic in which students and faculty undertake entrepreneurship and other business projects sponsored by businesses and other institutions.
This position will teach on a recurring 9-month term, August through May. The incumbent will teach six courses/sections per year, including ARE 270 (Entrepreneurship I), ARE 370 (Entrepreneurship II), ARE 470 (Entrepreneurship III), Entrepreneurship IV (which is currently offered as a special topic), as well as one or more of the following: ARE 321 (Agricultural Finance), ARE 412 (Advanced Agribusiness Marketing), ARE 404 (Advanced Agribusiness Management), and a course in Agricultural Sales that is currently offered as a special topic.
The instructor will provide academic advising to students in the Agricultural Entrepreneurship Minor and to students in the Department’s Agricultural Business Management major. Opportunities for summer employment and grant collaborations are possible as are opportunities to work with teams in the Agribusiness Clinic. The instructor will be a member of the leadership team responsible for the management of the Agricultural Entrepreneurship Program.
Farm Management and Tax Extension Associate (70%): The individual in this position will have nationally recognized expertise focused on farm management and tax issues. The individual will produce education programming through the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service with a focus on income, property, and estate taxation directly affecting North Carolina farm families, rural landowners, and agribusinesses. This individual will engage with various constituent groups and work with other state and area cooperative extension specialists and agents to develop educational programs that meet clientele needs. Information will be disseminated through county cooperative extension faculty and via presentations, websites, publications, conferences, and producer meetings. The incumbent will also collaborate with the NC State University Office of Professional Development to coordinate and conduct the NC State Tax Schools. This will include the provision of programmatic and subject matter expertise for NC State’s Tax School tax education programs. This individual will represent NC State University on the National Farm Income Tax Extension Committee.
Instructor in the ARE Department (30%): This individual will teach 2 courses per year (at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer) in the NC State undergraduate Agribusiness Management program and/or the Agricultural Institute. Teaching responsibilities will be assigned in accordance with the individual’s expertise and are expected to be closely aligned with the extension program expectations (e.g. taxation and management of farms and agribusinesses).
The individual will also be expected to contribute to student advising.
This individual will also be expected to drive around the state of North Carolina for occasional for meetings, events, etc.