Position Information

Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor
The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications (ALEC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time professional track (non-tenure) academic position in agricultural communications and journalism (AGCJ) with a 9-month academic appointment beginning August 1, 2023, or as negotiated. The position will consist of a 80% teaching, and 20% service appointment. We seek applicants for the faculty title of Instructional Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and occasional graduate courses in areas that may include media writing, editing, emerging media messaging, media management publication production, photography, data science, public relations, video production or related areas, depending on background and expertise. The candidate will participate in university, college, and department activities and service including co-directing the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo internship program and engage industry professionals in identifying course content that is based on cutting-edge information delivery methods. The candidate will organize and supervise student-developed competitive submissions for local, regional, and national awards and recognition and serve as co-advisor to the Agricultural Students of Tomorrow (ACT) student organization. Last, the candidate will demonstrate commitment to campus inclusivity and diversity. The undergraduate agriculture communications academic program has approximately 230 majors and minors, and the ALEC graduate programs (M.Ag., M.S., and Ph.D.) have about 50 students.

Position: Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor
Organization: Texas A&M University, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications
Location: College Station,  TX 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 8/9/2022
Date Posted: 8/9/2022
Requirements Applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate communication discipline with demonstrated capability in teaching programs and working with stakeholder groups. Ideal applicants will document or otherwise demonstrate having strong existing relationships with media outlets and/or brands and existing contacts at agencies and digital platforms.

Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a letter of application describing interests, qualifications, unique skills, perspectives, and programmatic areas that contributes significantly to ALEC’s scholarly activities in research, teaching, and service, a an up-to-date, detailed curriculum vitae and official transcripts, a statement of teaching and evidence of its impact, a statement of service and evidence of its impact, a statement of how personal commitment to diversity and inclusion informs their past and future professional contributions, and a list of names and contact information of five references.

The application materials must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/84852. Review of applications will begin on or around December 31, 2022. Please direct any questions regarding the position to Holli Leggette at holli.leggette@ag.tamu.edu.

Equal Opportunity Statement: 
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/8/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Texas A&M University, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications
Address:
600 John Kimbrough Blvd
AGLS
College Station,  TX 77843
United States
Email:
holli.leggette@ag.tamu.edu
Phone:
(979) 845-5622
Fax:
Contact:
Holli Leggette

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