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Assistant Professor, Leadership-University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

16 Jul 2018 6:44 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

See full listing here-QUICK CLOSING of July 31, 2018

A Tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position is available in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The faculty position is provided on a 9-month (academic year) basis, with tenure residing in a department appropriate for the candidate’s area of research in the College of ACES, and will reflect a 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities. The position announcement may be found at the following website on the U of I Job Board:

Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in agricultural leadership; leadership education; agricultural education or communications; organization development; leadership; higher education; or any other closely related field. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students as well as local, national/global groups required. Successful candidates must have a proven record of excellence in teaching and student centered/service learning in the context of leadership development, and scholarly research, publication and engagement. 

Responsibilities: Build a strong international reputation through research, teaching and engagement in human capacity development related to agricultural leadership, education and communication that fits the College’s proposal for a new interdisciplinary program (to be named as the Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication (ALEC) program.) The successful candidate will teach leadership theory and practice courses, including the introductory leadership course that each semester enrolls 160-180 students. Teaching responsibilities may include courses focused on leadership communications, leadership ethics, leading groups, and professional and employee development. Opportunities may also exist to organize study abroad programs. The candidate will conduct scholarly research in the broad area of leadership and/or student development in preparation for professional success, attract external competitive research funding, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student research. Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, assisting with student recruitment, advising, coordinating programs, and serving on relevant committees.

Closing Date: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by July 31, 2018

Applications: Candidates should create a profile at and upload their Curriculum Vitae (including email address), a letter of interest which includes a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three professional references who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and experience by July 31, 2018. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered.

For more information, contact Prasanta Kalita at (217) 333-3380 or

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