Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) Assistant Professor of the Practice/Instructional Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure)
The Department of Horticultural Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time, Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) position beginning January 1, 2024. Initially, the appointment will run from January 1, 2024 through May 31, 2024 and thereafter, the standard 9-month term runs from September 1 through May 31 of each year. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a minimum of two (2) or three (3) courses or five (5) sections per semester. Possible courses would include Hort 203 Floral Design, Hort 451 Retail Floristry, Hort 452 Wedding and Personal Flowers, Hort 453 Floral Art, Hort 454 Special Event Design and Production, serve as Instructor of record for the labs associated with the courses taught, and manage the certificate in floral design. The successful candidate will also serve as co-advisor for the Texas A&M student chapter of SAIFD, assist with coordination and implementation of campus special events through class projects and SAIFD, plan, procure and process lab materials and supplies, engage with floral organizations, garden clubs and horticultural organizations on a local, regional, state, and national level, and assist with the supervision of two or three student workers. The candidate should be proficient and tactful in his/her ability to meet, communicate, and deal effectively with students, visitors, the general public, and co-workers, and serve on departmental/college/university committees.
Assistant Professor of the Practice candidates must have a B.S. degree in Horticulture, Floriculture, Plant Science, Agriculture, or a related discipline with at least 5 years of experience in floral design (industry or teaching experience), and have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in an applied setting. National Floral Accreditation (CFD or AIFD) is desired. Additional qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, willingness to learn multiple TAMU software systems, and experience supervising personnel and student workers. Salary and position title will be commensurable with qualifications and experience.
Instructional Assistant Professor candidates must have a M.S or Ph.D. in Horticulture, Floriculture, Plant Science, Agriculture, or a related discipline with significant teaching experience at the college/school level and strong knowledge and experience in floral design. National Floral Accreditation (CFD or AIFD) is desired. Additional qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, willingness to learn multiple TAMU software systems, and experience supervising personnel and student workers. Salary and position title will be commensurable with qualifications and experience.
Applications are accepted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/129991
Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a personal statement which should include your philosophy and plans for teaching and service, as applicable, and names and contact information of five (5) professional references. Screening of applicants will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.
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