Saturday, August 18, 2012

TAMU Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist - Attorney at Law

Position Title: Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist-Attorney at Law
 Appointment: 100% Extension appointment, non-tenure track

 General Duties and Responsibilities:   Responsibilities involve statewide leadership and coordination for Extension education programs and applied research in Agricultural Law by providing technical expertise and  educational program development.   Primary audiences include agricultural producers, landowners, agricultural businesses, regional and state leaders, federal and state employees, trade associations, other agencies/groups, and media.  Responsibilities require individual and team efforts to plan, develop, implement and evaluate curricula, extension education programs, and applied research related to Agricultural Law issues affecting clientele.  Educational program delivery will include Extension and peer reviewed publications, workshops, conferences, electronic and mass media releases. Emphasis on landowner liability/property rights and conflicts, oil, gas, wind energy leases, real estate/property law, hunting, water, and environmental issues.  The individual also will be responsible for developing grant & contract proposals where appropriate to support the applied research and Extension efforts for the position.  The successful candidate will be expected to cooperate with District Based Extension Economists, District Extension Administrators, County Extension Agents, Regional Program Directors, and other specialists, as necessary in developing and delivering nationally recognized programs for Extension faculty and clientele, and in the interpretation of agricultural law within the agency.  Travel in- and out-of-state is necessary to fulfill job responsibilities.

 Administrative Relationships:  The individual will report to the department of Agricultural Economics and be adloc to 07-122000.

Qualifications: A Law Degree (JD), be a licensed practicing lawyer in Texas within two years of hire and a Bachelors required, Masters or PhD degree preferred in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Business, or closely related field.  The candidate must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, cooperate as a team member, lead Extension/applied research efforts, and display a willingness to be involved in outreach education with constituency groups.

 Agency Description:  Texas AgriLife Extension Service

 Headquarters: College Station, TX
 Area Served:  Statewide
 Facilities:  AGLS Building

 Closing Date for Applications:  October 1, 2012, or until the position is filled.

 Date Position is Available:  September 1, 2012.

Application Process:  Go to greatjobs website to apply electronically.
Refer to Notice of Vacancy (NOV) # 06298

Parr Rosson, Professor and Department Head
Department of Agricultural Economics
2124 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2124
Phone: 979-845-2116; fax 979-862-1563

 The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is an equal opportunity employer.