01026-Professor

Seeking qualified applications for the Spring 2022 & Fall 2022 (Non-Tenure/Grant-funded Track Teaching/Research/Extension Faculty)   

 

Virginia State University (VSU), a public, comprehensive 1890 Land Grant Institution and Historically Black College and University, invites applications for Faculty positions in multiple Academic Degree and Certificate Programs. VSU offers 36 undergraduate degree programs, 17 graduate degree programs, 2 doctoral degree programs and 8 certificate programs in its six Academic Colleges: College of Agriculture, Reginald F. Lewis College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering and Technology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Natural and Health Sciences.  

 

Teach up to 18 credit hours (in-person, online via synchronous or asynchronous modalities) per academic semester and provide regular office hours to meet student needs and promote student success. This teaching/research/postdoctoral/extension position is non-tenure track and is limited to a one-year contract however; contract renewals are dependent upon performance and continued availability of funds.  

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the specific Teaching field or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the teaching field and/or relevant industry experience required; PhD preferred. Proficiency to teach courses in the following areas: agriculture, family & consumer science, textiles, apparel, dietetics, hospitality management, and agriculture research.  Must demonstrate effective and engaging teaching skills.  The incumbent should have received extensive training and have hands-on experience in applied and basic research, experimental design and implementation, laboratory experiments and field trials, data collection and statistical analysis, effective communication skills in both verbal and written English. Demonstrated ability to publish a plus. Must have the ability to work effectively with a culturally and educationally diverse student and faculty population. Proficiency and willingness to adapt new and emerging pedagogies in both a formal or non-formal classroom.  

Preferred Qualifications:  PhD preferred.  Prior teaching/research/extension experience in a higher education environment highly preferred. Certification specific to teaching/ research/extension highly preferred. Demonstrated proficiency and experience in using instructional technologies and learning management systems (e.g. Banner/Blackboard) with ability to use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience. Demonstrated ability to measure, assess and align student outcomes within courses or programs. 

Special Qualifications:

Selected applicants will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.  

Virginia State University is an Executive Level Branch agency.  In accordance with Governor Ralph Northam’s mandate, by Article V, Sections 1 and 7 of the Constitution of Virginia, and by §2.2-103 of the Code of Virginia all Executive Branch Employees and state contractors who enter the workplace or who have public-facing work duties must disclose their vaccine status to the designated agency personnel.  Virginia State University requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated for COVID-19, unless there is an approved medical or religious exemption.  Continued employment is contingent on compliance with the University’s COVID-19 guidelines. 

  

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

If you have trouble uploading your unofficial transcripts, resume/CV, professional certifications, references, etc., you can email them to HR@VSU.EDU and in the subject line indicated the position title.  

Virginia State University does not discriminate on the basis of age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification); color; disability; gender identity or expression; genetic information; military service; national origin; political affiliation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including lactation; race (or traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locs, and twists); religion; sex; sexual orientation; veteran status; or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities.  

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting and is subject to the COVID-19 guidelines. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.  

 

HOW TO APPLY: Virginia State University only accepts applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Resumes do not substitute for a completed online application. Faxed, e-mailed, or mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted.  Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online application.  The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete criminal history background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.  

Virginia State University does not discriminate on the basis of age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification); color; disability; gender identity or expression; genetic information; military service; national origin; political affiliation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including lactation; race (or traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locs, and twists); religion; sex; sexual orientation; veteran status; or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities.  

 

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.


Position Number

COAF001 

Working Title

College of Agriculture Teaching/Research/Extension Faculty  

Position Location

College of Agriculture

Pay Band

UG

Hiring Range

Rank and salary commensurate with attained degree and related experience for faculty teaching/research 

Date Posted

October 18, 2021

Closing

Open until filled