Assistant Professor of Animal Science (Food Science/Meat Science). Summer teaching possible

Job description

Required: Doctorate in Animal Science with a focus on food science/meat science. Ph.D. candidates who are near completion will be considered. Must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and possess excellent communication skills; be technically current; be an enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program; and have demonstrated skills in leadership. If the applicant opts for the 75% teaching, 25% research appointment, full University funding is available for the first three years, grant funding will then be expected to support the 25% research portion of the salary.

Primary Responsibilities:  Candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in meat science, food science, and animal science. These teaching opportunities may include courses in core animal science curriculum and meat science, or graduate level courses depending on departmental needs, the individual’s interests, educational background and skill level. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the SRSU meat lab operations; participation in and helping conduct departmental sponsored events; participation in faculty governance and service activities at the departmental, college and university levels; and engagement in scholarly activity. Such activities are broadly defined and may include the scholarship of teaching, research, or similar activities.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
This position is security sensitive.



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:  It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job‑related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry.  Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary.  Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.






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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 12/13/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience