Assistant/Associate Professor (Extension Education) - East Baton Rouge Parish - R00093845

Work Location: This position will be domiciled in Julian C Miller Hall on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Position Description: The LSU Agricultural Center and College of Agriculture at Louisiana State University seeks applicants for a 12-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. This position is described as 49% teaching and advising, 15% research, and 36% Service/Extension. The individual filling this position is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to develop a strong research program of national scope focused on Extension Education. This position will teach in-person as well as distance education courses focused on agricultural, Extension, and adult education; advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels (M.S. & Ph.D.); teach condition of employment graduate courses for LSU AgCenter Extension Agents; provide leadership for the Agricultural Leadership and Development Concentration in Agricultural Education (B.S.); participate in Extension outreach activities; participate in recruitment of undergraduate students in agricultural and Extension education; serve on departmental, college, and university committees; develop a focused area for scholarship in and seek extramural funding and other opportunities related to agricultural and Extension education.

Qualification Requirements: Applicant must possess a Ph.D. in Extension Education, Adult Education, or closely related discipline with at least three years of experience in Extension (experience with 4-H youth programs preferred). Outstanding oral and written communication skills along with excellent teaching skills are required. Candidates should possess a strong publication record in relevant research areas and the ability to secure extramural funds to support their research program.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Current benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Date Available: Upon completion of the selection process.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is located.

Application Procedure: Qualified candidates must apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching a letter of interest, a philosophy of teaching, vita, official university transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the reference letters online, they may be sent directly to:

Dr. Kristin Stair
Professor and Interim Department Head
Department of Agricultural and Extension Education and Evaluation
Louisiana State University
(225) 578-6128

Website: AgCenter website

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

5/22/2024 4:22:23 PM
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