JOB OPPORTUNITIES
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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Job Opportunities at the American Farm School & Perrotis College
Faculty Openings at Perrotis College – Undergraduate Programs
 
Perrotis College offers B.Sc. degrees in the fields of Agro-Environmental Systems Management, Business Studies and Food Science and Technology. The approach of the college is strongly interdisciplinary, while its pedagogical methodology is both research oriented and practical, giving students the opportunity to engage in learning-by-doing projects. 
 
The Agro-Environmental Systems Management major focuses on precision agriculture, aiming to optimize the output - environmental impact ratio. The Food Science and Technology student develops a strong foundation on food product development and related issues. The International Business major with minors in agro-marketing and agro-tourism prepares young men and women for a professional career in these two fields. The three academic divisions together encompass the full fork-to-farm educational experience.
 
The college offers the following teaching positions for the spring semester of academic year 2019-2020:
1. New Product Development (Applied and Advanced) 
2. Microbiological Analysis of Food
3. Retail Management
4. Advertisement and Branding
 
The selected persons will serve as part time lecturers in order to fulfill teaching requirements for the academic year 2019-2020. All adjunct lectures will have 3-4 contact hours depending on the course and 1 office hour per week and course. They will also be encouraged to participate on Perrotis College sponsored research and to design and lead student theses. 
 
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Post graduate studies in the field of expertise
Proficiency level of spoken and written English
Teaching experience at University level preferably in English
 
Desirable Personal Characteristics for all teaching / research positions:
Ability to work autonomously and in a team
Proven ability to communicate effectively 
Ability to design and lead research projects connected to their subject area 
Industrial experience 
Strong motivation and willingness to contribute to the department needs
Familiarity with the US or UK educational systems
 
Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CVs by July 19electronically only to the Human Resources Department, e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: Adjunct Lecturers Positions for teaching "particular subject area."
 
For more information please contact the HR Department by phone (+30 2310 492740) or e-mail.

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Vacancy for full-time position at the School's Student Life Department

Job mission: The Student Life staff member contributes to the smooth operation of the residence hall with the aim of the students' safety mainly during night hours (24:00-8:00).

Qualifications & characteristics:

  • High School Diploma  
  • Experience in interacting with students in camps or other education programs
  • Proficient in the use of the English language
  • Knowledge and experience in the administration of first aid
  • Driving license
  • A relevant College degree will be appreciated

Additional personal characteristics: exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a collaborative work style, enthusiasm, creativity and impeccable work ethics.

Interested candidates can submit their Curriculum Vitae accompanied by a cover letter until July 19th or until the position is filled electronically to the e-mail address hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should be titled: Application for the Student Life staff member position. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, tel.: 2310 492740.

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Job vacancy for Music Teacher at the Elementary & Middle School of the Thessaloniki Schools for Experiential Learning on the premises of the American Farm School
 
The Thessaloniki Schools for Experiential Learning operate on the premises of the American Farm School and offer an extended, innovative educational program to young children 4 to 15 years of age. Main axes of the curriculum include experiential environmental innovative programs, enriched Science teaching programs, English language acquisition and technological literacy programs.
 
The following job vacancy for the school year 2019-2020 at the Elementary School and the new Middle School is are announced below: 
Music Teacher (part -time)
 
Job description:
Reporting to the Schools’ Principals, the music teacher is charged with the following responsibilities:
Implements the extended curriculum and experiential and innovative programs of the School. 
Collaborates systematically with all teaching staff of the School.
Develops additional educational material for his/her class and the experiential programs he/she implements. 
Teaches using modern teaching methods (team-oriented cooperative learning and differentiated learning, experiential approaches and the use of suitable instruments and IT tools).
Communicates with parents providing timely feedback.
Attends community activities addressed to student families.
 
Necessary qualifications:
University Degree in the appropriate discipline
A minimum of 3-year teaching experience in elementary or secondary education
Excellent skills in the use of IT technology and its applications in education
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Commitment to excellence and educational innovation
Impeccable work ethics
 
Additional qualifications:
Postgraduate studies in a relevant subject
Experience in the implementation of experiential or other innovative programs
 
Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV by July 12th, 2019, electronically only to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: Application for the Music Teacher Position. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, Despina Theodoridou, tel.: 2310 492740.
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Faculty Openings at Perrotis College - Graduate Programs
 
Perrotis College has introduced a School of Graduate Studies in fall of 2017, which awards MSc Degrees in 2 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.
 
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 College offers for the first semester of the academic year 2019-2020 two (2) teaching positions as part of the Master’s program in Marketing for the Agro-Food Sector as follows:
 
1. Digital Marketing
2. 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. Classes take place on Friday afternoon’s and Saturdays. All faculty members are encouraged to participate in research and to design and lead student theses. Additionally, service to certain College committees is expected. 
 
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Terminal degree (Ph.D.) in the field of expertise. For the Domestic & International Sales Position, candidates with a Master’s and significant professional experience will be accepted.
• Proficiency level of spoken and written English
• Teaching experience at University level preferably in English
• Related research and publications
 
Desirable Personal Characteristics and Experience:
• Strong motivation and participation to department needs
• Ability to work in a team
• Proven ability to communicate effectively
• Familiarity with the US or UK educational systems
• Ability to design and lead research
• Industrial experience
• Post-doctoral work
 
Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV, electronically only to the Human Resources Department, e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: “Perrotis College Faculty Position – Digital Marketing” or “Perrotis College Faculty Position – Domestic and International Sales”, depending on the position of interest.
 
The position will remain open until filled. For more information please contact the HR Department by phone (+30 2310 492740) or e-mail.
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