Position: Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer
The Department of Horticultural Sciences periodically seeks applicants for non-tenure tracked, teaching positions with expertise in horticulture. The successful applicants will teach undergraduate level courses in horticulture and coordinate labs associated with their assigned course as needed. Applicants are needed at various times to teach the following subjects; nursery management and production, plant propagation, floral design, and sociohorticulture.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful applicants will be responsible for the organization, delivery, evaluation, and student grading associated with his or her assigned course and must:
- Deliver high-quality lectures on course subject matter.
- Develop attractive visual aids and other course materials to supplement lectures.
- Write a comprehensive syllabus for the assigned course that adheres to the syllabus guidelines posted on the curricular services Website and post it in the Howdy portal before the first day of class.
- Upload current curriculum vitae into the Howdy portal.
- Prepare quizzes, tests, exams and other evaluative materials needed to assess student progress toward the learning outcomes established for the class.
- If the course has an associated lab, coordinate all lab sessions including the acquisition of all materials needed for conducting the lab. Insure that students have mandated safety training as needed.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree, or at least 18 hours toward a doctorate, in horticulture or related plant science is required. Experience of having served as a teaching assistant in horticulture at the college level is highly desirable. Additional qualifications include evidence of successfully coordinating educational programs, classes, and projects; evidence of successfully planning, implementing, and evaluating educational classes, events, workshops, short courses, and other activities; evidence of producing high-quality educational curriculum and materials; and, evidence of successful use of the Internet to deliver educational programs and materials.
Application Procedure: Applicants should complete a faculty application online at https://jobpath.tamu.edu and submit a cover letter, transcripts, curriculum vitae, a list of three references as attachments as directed in the on-line application.
Direct inquiries to:
Dorothy See, Assistant to Department Head
Department of Horticultural Sciences
2133 TAMU – 202 Horticulture/Forest Science Building
College Station, TX 77843-2133
Phone: 979-845-5269 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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