Assistant professor / lecturer
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Practice position to teach courses in environmental and resource economics with a specific emphasis on the economics of climate change. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with faculty across campus in teaching classes relating to the economics of climate change. The position also includes undergraduate coordination and student recruitment for the undergraduate program in AREC. This is a 9-month, full-time appointment with the following workload split of 90% Instruction and 10% Service. The position is a career-track (non tenure) with opportunities to advance in rank. Commensurate with experience, the finalist may be eligible for a multi-year contract, up to three years.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Teach six AREC courses both live and online during the academic year (fall, spring semesters) in the economics of climate change as well as environmental and resource economics, and related areas. Summer school teaching is highly encouraged
- Provide mentoring and supervision to undergraduate and graduate students (e.g., honors student theses, independent study projects, supervision of graduate teaching assistants and preceptors, graduate student advising)
- Work with faculty and advisors in developing curriculum, delivering classroom instruction, fomenting career-readiness preparation, and monitoring outcome assessments
- Engage in professional development in instruction both on campus as well as nationally
- Demonstrate a strong interest in collaboration and engagement with diverse communities
- Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics, environmental and resource economics or related discipline
- Relevant teaching and student mentoring experience in classroom settings
- Experience in college-level teaching methods
- Demonstrated work experience in the area of environmental and resource economics and related disciplinary areas
- Experience in designing college-level coursework
- Previous work experience motivating students
- Experience with research activity in agricultural economics, environmental and resource economics or related disciplines
Contact Information for Candidates
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