Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Assistant Professor, Agricultural Communications

Position Type:


Position Number:


OSU Campus:



Agricultural Ed, Comm & Leadership

Location Address:

Hiring Supervisor:

H Terry

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

55,000.00 - 70,000.00, Commensurate

Work Schedule:


Faculty Appt Period:

11 Month

Job Summary:

This is an eleven-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor funded 75% Instruction and 25% Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES). The successful candidate for this position is expected to provide leadership in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in agricultural communications. In particular, the candidate should have experience in convergent media and/or graphic design. The successful candidate will be expected to develop programs and build capacity within OCES to use convergent media to communicate about complex issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and natural resources. Preferred starting date is July 1, 2018.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant materials should include a letter of application describing how your academic preparation and experience qualify you for this faculty position: curriculum vitae; convergent media and/or graphic design portfolio; and the names, complete addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. For full consideration, apply by April 23, 2018.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. / Ed.D. Agricultural Communications, mass communications, journalism, agricultural education

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in agricultural communications, mass communications, journalism, agricultural education or a closely related discipline. The qualified candidate should have professional experience in agricultural communications or a related area.  Applicants should demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, Extension program development, and scholarly contributions in convergent media and/or graphic design.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.