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Visiting Assistant Professor - Ornamental Horticulture (2)
Category: Education

Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale, New York

Salary: $60,000
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013

Farmingdale State College - Visiting Assistant Professor.- Ornamental Horticulture (2)
Category: Faculty
Department: Ornamental Horticulture
Locations: Farmingdale, NY
Type: Full-time
Ref. No.: 2013

About Farmingdale State College:
Farmingdale State College, a campus of the State University of New York, is a coeducational, public college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 7,900 undergraduate students and a rich history of over 76,000 graduates. As the largest of SUNY’s colleges of technology, Farmingdale State College equips students with the resources and knowledge sought by today’s emerging industries. Offering bachelor and associate programs, Farmingdale State College will soon offer its first graduate degree. A total of 34 undergraduate degree programs are offered within four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering Technologies, and Health Sciences. Small classes with nationally recognized faculty, technology-enhanced classrooms, state-of-the-art information services as well as a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program, make Farmingdale State College one of the fastest-growing colleges in the region.

According to the 2013 U.S. News & World Report, Farmingdale State College is ranked one of the best regional colleges in the north at #31, which includes both public and private colleges; when compared to public colleges in the north region, Farmingdale was ranked at #8. The Daily Beast named Farmingdale State College as the 5th safest campus in the nation. Farmingdale State is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes from New York City.

Job Description:
The Ornamental Horticulture department is seeking two Visiting Assistant Professors (10 month) for one year. Candidates should possess a broad-based knowledge of horticulture and understand how ornamental plants are produced, marketed and employed in contemporary landscape settings. Teaching responsibilities may include courses such as general horticulture, plant propagation, soil science, plant production, greenhouse technology, turf grass, horticulture merchandising and plant materials (indoor, herbaceous, and/or woody plants.)

In addition to fulfillment of teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will commit to participate actively in department service activities including student advisement, student recruitment, curriculum development, shared supervision of the greenhouse facility and outdoor Teaching Gardens and assistance with department fundraising activities. Relevant professional and/or teaching experience preferred. This is a temporary 10-month non-tenure track faculty position.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. (Horticulture, Plant Science or related field)  at time of  appointment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  PhD. (Horticulture, Plant Science or related area) at time of appointment or ABD.  

Additional Information:
There are 2 full-time temporary 10 month faculty positions available for 1 year.

For the first 10 working days, beginning May 14, 2013 and ending May 28, 2013 , applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.

POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2013

Salary $60,000 and may increase commensurate with experience.

State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Instructions:
A letter of application with curriculum vitae and the addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references should be submitted online at:

Only applications submitted online will be considered.

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