Deadline March 31, 2014
Date Posted February 3, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time




Employing Department

Agricultural Education & Studies

Iowa State University


Appointment Conditions

Non-Tenure Track, 9 Months, Full-Time

Appointment ending 5/15/2017 with the possibility of renewal


Proposed Start Date

August 16, 2014  


Job Description

The Department of Agricultural Education & Studies at Iowa State University seeks applicants for a full time lecturer position. The primary duties for this position are to teach undergraduate agricultural education courses related to agricultural communications (oral and written); supervise student interns; recruit, advise, and mentor undergraduate students; advise a student organization; and serve on departmental, college, or university committees.

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills as well as a dedication to excellence in undergraduate education.


Required Qualifications

Master degree, by start date, in Communications or Education, or closely-related discipline with concentration in Journalism, English, or closely related discipline.


Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in communications at the college level.  Work experience in the area of communications or education.  Knowledge or familiarity with agriculture.



Commensurate with qualifications  


Special Conditions

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.  


Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please visit www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=84960, click on

"Apply for this Vacancy" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to attach or enter the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Description of teaching philosophy
4) Complete contact information for three professional references (name, address, phone number, and email).
5) Unofficial transcripts from all relevant institutions (attach as other documents)

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Dr. W. Wade Miller at 515-294-0895, or by email at wwmiller@iastate.edu.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


To ensure consideration, submit application by

March 31, 2014


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Iowa State University is an Affirmative Action employer and will take action to ensure that employment practices are free of discrimination. Iowa State University is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=84960