JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Faculty Openings at Perrotis College Graduate Programs

Perrotis College is introducing a School of Graduate Studies, which will award MSc Degrees in 5 different areas of concentration related to Agricultural Science and Marketing of Agricultural Products. The Graduate School builds on the AFS philosophy and long history of quality education focusing on applied research, practical training, and entrepreneurship, guided by the principles of social responsibility, as well as its century old experience as facilitator of many agricultural innovations for Greece and the area.

The School of Graduate Studies which will welcome its first class of students in the fall of 2017 will complement the College’s existing BSc Program, by providing the next tier of educational opportunities to students of the College as well as outside applicants.

Instruction at Perrotis College is conducted in the English language equipping our graduates to face the dynamics of the worlds of science, academia, and business internationally preparing them as well, for continuation at the Doctoral level abroad.

The Perrotis College Graduate Programs will be introduced in Fall 2017 with:

  • MSc in New Food Product & Business Development and,
  • MSc in Marketing for the Agro-Food Sector

The following positions will open in academic year 2017-2018:

Two Adjunct Faculty positions for the MSc in New Food Product & Business Development

  • Risk Analysis and Crisis Management
  • Applied Food Legislation and Packaging

Two Adjunct Faculty positions for the MSc in Marketing for the Agro-Food Sector program

  • Advanced Operations Management
  • Domestic & International Sales

Each faculty member is required to teach 3 classroom hours and to hold 1 office hour weekly per each 3 credit hour course. Faculty members are encouraged to participate in research and to design and lead student theses.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Terminal degree (Ph.D.) in the field of expertise
  • Proficiency level of spoken and written English
  • Teaching experience at University level preferably in English
  • Related research and publications

Desirable Personal Characteristics and Experience

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to design and lead research
  • Industrial experience
  • Strong motivation and participation to department needs
  • Post-doctoral work
  • Familiarity with the US or UK educational systems

Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV by June 9, 2017 electronically only to the Human Resources Department, e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: “Adjunct Lecturer Positions for Graduate School”. Please state in the letter the particular position you are interested in.

For more information please contact the HR Department by phone (+30 2310 492740) or e-mail.

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Teaching/training – Consultancy - Research positions
American Farm School - Perrotis College

The Strategic Project Management Office (SPMO) of the American Farm School (AFS) operates in close collaboration with Perrotis College and the other AFS departments, with a view to designing and implementing consultancy projects funded by both public and private sources, as well as providing services relevant to the AFS fields of expertise to the industry and public organizations.

The SPMO offers the following teaching/training – consultancy - research positions for staffing three major up-coming projects:

A. Four full-time Teaching/Training - Consultancy - Research Positions

The selected persons will be offered a one-year teaching/training, consultancy and research employment contract. They will have a leading role in teaching/training, consultancy and research teams in their respective fields of expertise. Their duties will include the design, organization and monitoring of educational, consultancy and research projects as well as the active participation in teaching/training, consultancy and research.

Subject areas or interest include:

  • Horticulture
  • Viticulture
  • Agrotourism
  • Agrimarketing

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Post-graduate studies in the field of expertise (preferably Ph.D. from an English speaking University)
  • Teaching experience at University level or/and to adult learners and professionals
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Category B driving license

Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • Experience in the design and implementation of projects
  • Research experience (a personal research h-index of at least 4 is desirable)
  • Consulting experience
     

B. Part-time Training - Consultancy - Research Positions

The selected persons will be involved in training and consultancy activities both on and off campus, on a part-time basis. In addition, they will participate on a need basis in field research in their fields of expertise.

Subject areas of interest include:

  • Tree cultivation
  • Arable crops
  • Vegetable farming
  • Medicinal and aromatic plants
  • Certified organic farming 
  • Animal breeding
  • Cheese-making
  • Meat cutting and processing
  • Marketing and sales of agri-food products
  • Exports of agricultural products
  • Logistics, transportation and storage of agricultural products
  • Apiculture
  • Water resource management
  • Forestry

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Higher Education Degree (AEI / TEI) in the following specialization:
           Animal production
           Plant production
           Agro-economics / Agrimarketing
           Agrotourism /Tourism Management  
  • Proven three year experience in the specialization.
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Category B driving license

Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • Other professional specializations (Meat Processing School, Apiculture or Cheese making certification etc.)
  • Teaching experience to adult learners / professionals
  • Consulting experience
  • Research experience

Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV by May 31, 2017 electronically only, to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: Application for Teaching/Training – Consultancy - Research Positions. For more information,pleasee-mail orcontact the Human Resources Department, Despina Theodoridou and Maria Tsiopa, tel.: 2310 492740 & 893.

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