Occupation Profile for Agricultural Sciences Teachers

Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation.

 
 
 

 
 
Sample Job Titles
Agribusiness Professor
Agricultural Economics Professor
Agricultural Education Professor
Agricultural Engineering Technology Instructor
Agricultural Science Professor
Agriculture Department Chair
Agriculture Instructor
Agriculture Professor
Agronomy Instructor
Agronomy Professor
Animal Science Instructor
Animal Science Professor
Aquaculture and Fisheries Professor
College Professor
Entomology Professor
Extension Specialist
Faculty Member
Farm Manager
Horticulture Instructor
Horticulture Professor
Instructor
Livestock Judging Coach
Plant Biology Professor
Plant Sciences Professor
Professor
Research Scientist
Soil Science Professor
Teacher
Teacher, Agriculture
Teacher, Agronomy
Teacher, Animal Anatomy
Teacher, Animal Husbandry
Teacher, Animal Nutrition
Teacher, Animal Pathology
Teacher, Animal Physiology
Teacher, Dairy Husbandry
Teacher, Dairy Science
Teacher, Farm Crops
Teacher, Farm Management
Teacher, Floriculture
Teacher, Horticulture
Teacher, Irrigation
Teacher, Meat Cutting
Teacher, Olericulture
Teacher, Plant Pathology
Teacher, Pomology
Teacher, Poultry Husbandry
Teacher, Sericulture
Teacher, Silviculture
Teacher, Soil Biology
Teacher, Soil Conservation
Teacher, Soil Science
Teacher, Viticulture

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Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Participate in campus and community events.
  • Core — Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Core — Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Core — Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Core — Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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1 Agricultural Sciences Teacher Job Found


UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EXTENSION (UME) POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Title: Agent Funct...
University of Maryland - MD - Frederick - posted about 22 hours ago

 
 
 
 
 
 

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