Apiculture Lecturer and Distance Education Coordinator

University of Florida
Gainesville
USA

This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position located in the Department of Entomology and Nematology.

The primary focus of this position will be to develop a premiere apiculture education program. The successful candidate is expected to develop a robust certificate program under the entomology major and focused on apiculture. Primary responsibilities include teaching existing distance-delivered courses on apiculture (ENY 4573/5572 – offered every semester) and a traditional classroom course on practical beekeeping (ENY 2041 C), as well as developing additional related courses, both traditional (classroom) and distance, on the topic. The successful candidate is expected to use innovative course design strategies in the development of the certificate program.

Furthermore, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordination of the distance education (self-funded) program for the Entomology and Nematology Department. The coordinator will serve as first contact and major academic advisor for all applicants to undergraduate and graduate certificate programs and will facilitate advising of all admitted M.S. non-thesis online students, coordinate final exams, and maintain a database of student enrollment and post-graduation positions. The coordinator will also promote the program and seek opportunities to expand enrollment.

Application deadline: For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit additional materials by November 1, 2017. The position will remain open until a viable applicant pool is determined.

Please refer to the attached .PDF for a full description of the position's duties and the application procedure

 

 

Jamie Ellis
jdellis@ufl.edu
UF Apiculture Lecturer.pdf — 89 KB
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