School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences (DAFRS) invites resumes for a nine month, full-time, tenure track position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualification.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will provide instruction; conduct research and extension activities; engage in University, Department, and community service; supervise undergraduate and graduate student research; provide academic advisement and mentor undergraduates; and develop externally funded grants to support teaching, research, and extension activities. The primary area of instruction shall include teaching courses in horticulture and related areas. The research and extension areas are open, but should include activities in vegetables and ornamental crops, complement existing areas of strength and interaction with the graduate programs within the department. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Candidates for the appointment should have the Ph.D. and academic preparation in Horticulture. Applicants must also demonstrate a strong evidence of scholarly activity, research and extension productivity. Ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of specialization required. Experience in grantsmanship required. Ability to form collaborative partnerships is required. Additionally, the successful candidate must have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching, research and service.
Screening of the applicants will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application, unofficial transcripts of academic work (official transcripts will be required prior to an official offer being made), statement of scholarly interest, statement of teaching philosophy, and have three letters of professional recommendation sent directly by reference to:
Department of Human Resources
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD 21853
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.