Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Also called: Agriculture Professor, Associate Professor, Instructor, Professor

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • biology
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • management

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
    Memory
  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Desire2Learn
    Word processing software
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Word
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Data management software

Education:

    doctoral degree
    post-doctoral training
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