College Agricultural Sciences Teachers
On the Job
College Agricultural Sciences Teachers teach courses in topics like agronomy, dairy sciences, horticulture, poultry sciences, and others. They may also do research.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Guide class discussions.
- Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Direct department activities.
- Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
- Supervise laboratory work.
- Supervise student research or internship work.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working with a group or team.
- High levels of competition.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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