Distinguished Professorship in STEM (Agriculture)- North Carolina

Agency
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Location
Pembroke NC
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
DOE
Last Date to Apply
09/30/2022
Website
https://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/9244
Description
Marion F. Bass Distinguished Professorship in STEM The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for the Marion F. Bass Distinguished Professorship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to identify an innovative leader who will prioritize challenges facing today’s farmers while also empowering the next generation of farmers to embrace new and sustainable technologies. This is an excellent opportunity for a visionary leader to join a passionate team dedicated to shaping a new agricultural program to service southeastern North Carolina. Qualified candidates will have an outstanding record of externally funded grants and research publications. The position will contribute to the establishment of a dynamic agricultural sciences program through grant writing, partnerships with agricultural organizations, and collaborative relationships with local farmers. Candidates with backgrounds in crop sciences, horticulture, animal sciences, or other agriculturally related disciplines are welcome to apply. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNC Pembroke), part of the University of North Carolina System, is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. UNC Pembroke has a student population of over 7,600, enrolled in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate American Indians, UNC Pembroke has grown rapidly in recent years and today is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse universities in the eastern United States. Southeastern North Carolina offers proximity to major cities and nearby beaches and an affordable cost of living. Additional information about the University (uncp.edu) and Department (uncp.edu/biology) is available online. The Biology Department has a strong record of teaching, publications, and presentations of scholarly research and university and department service. Application Instructions: To apply, please upload the following to our Online Employment System at https://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/9244: 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae which includes names, addresses, and phone numbers of three academic references, 3) a 2-page research statement and a 2-page teaching statement as one document, 4) a 500-word diversity statement, 5) a sample or proposed syllabus from a relevant course, and 6) a sample publication. Transcripts needed only upon request. Communications can be directed to: Dr. Bryan Sales, Chair of Search Committee, Dept. of Biology, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372 or bryan.sales@uncp.edu Review of credentials will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Special consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in agricultural areas of sustainability, agrobusiness, and/or technology. Preference will be given to candidates with the potential to build upon our Agricultural Science Program through successful grant writing as well as research and teaching specialties that complement current offerings.
Qualifications
Qualified candidates will have an outstanding record of externally funded grants and research publications.
Contact Person
Dr. Bryan Sales
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