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Instructor- Agricultural Economics/Economics

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To apply, please upload 1) your current resume' or CV and 2) a cover letter addressing each of the Required and Preferred Qualifications

Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number FAC - VA - 17045
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Dr. Greg Gilpin at

Classification Title
Working Title Instructor- Agricultural Economics/Economics
Brief Position Overview
Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Instructor
Position Number 4A6111
Department Agricultural Economics & Economics
Division College of Agriculture/MAES
Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)
Contract Term Semester
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FLSA Exempt
Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination
FTE dependent upon assigned workload
Benefits Eligible Depends on HR (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)
Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.
Contract Type LOA
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Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

The Department of Agricultural Economics/Economics seeks applications for a full-time lecturer for the 2017-18 academic year. Candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of undergraduate courses at both the introductory and advanced levels, with responsibility for high-quality classroom instruction, the use of up-to-date and effective learning assessment tools, and meeting with students during office hours and at other times as necessary. This appointment is renewable depending on teaching evaluations and departmental need. Specific courses will be determined depending on areas of expertise and departmental needs. Every effort will be made to minimize preps.

Duties and Responsibilities
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

1. Master’s or ABD in Economics, Agricultural Economics, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution.
2. Current expertise and substantial knowledge in the specific field or discipline.
3. Experience teaching economics.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

1. Ph.D. candidate in Economics or Agricultural Economics.

The Successful Candidate Will

Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills; have the ability to work independently, and possess exceptional organizational skills; and have a strong interest in student success and commitment to quality teaching. The successful candidate will also have an interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds, and a commitment to the principles of inclusiveness and diversity.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

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Posting Detail Information

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Screening of applications will begin on April 1, 2017; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions

To apply, please upload 1) your current resume’ or CV and 2) a cover letter addressing each of the Required and Preferred Qualifications

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume OR Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter addressing Each of the Required and Preferred Qualifications
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