ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION
EARTH University is a private, not-for-profit institution dedicated to education in agriculture and natural resource management.
EARTH is a four-year residential undergraduate institution with approximately 400 students coming from 40 countries, mostly in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.
EARTH’s educational model is based on the principles of student-centered and experiential learning. All professor positions are focused on the role of teaching.
EARTH University invites applications from professionals interested in the academic position described below :
Facilitate student learning of the concepts and criteria necessary to analyze and identify environmental problems and their relationship with current agricultural production systems.
Generate knowledge for the transformation of a conventional production system and propose the necessary changes to comply with the principles of sustainability
Form part of the technical work team in the academic and production farms.
Facilitate student learning through applied principles and experiences in a multicultural and diverse environment.
Participate in outreach activities of the University and the International Academic Relations Office.
Participate in research projects, in the Work Experience course, and other activities that involve students of the University and in scientific or professional activities in your field,
Support other activities of the academic program and provide service to the University (in both campuses : Guácimo, Limón, and Liberia, Guanacaste) that contribute to the integral education of the student.
EARTH offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. EARTH also has residential options available inside our multicultural campus.
The candidate must possess the following qualifications :
Postgraduate degree (preferably doctorate) in one of the following areas : agronomy, with an emphasis on agro ecology, sustainability, or controlled and regenerative agriculture.
Research experience in the aforementioned areas with a focus on agriculture
Demonstrated teaching excellence. (Attach evaluations.)
Skills in the use of information and communication technologies in face-to-face and virtual environments.
Fluent written and oral English and Spanish.
Excellent abilities in inter-disciplinary and multicultural teamwork.
Availability to live and work in a rural area.