Assistant Professor in Applied Animal Science

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor in Applied Animal Science Job Posting Number 20190035FAC Job Location San Marcos Department Department of Agriculture Position Description

The Department of Agriculture at Texas State University invites applications for a nine month, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with the expectation of teaching one summer term. The position is primarily a teaching and research appointment in Animal Science with other duties as assigned. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Additional information about the department may be found at

Required Qualifications

i) An earned Ph.D. in animal science or closely related discipline;
ii) Documented evidence of willingness to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs;
iii) Working knowledge of production systems for the major farmed animal species;
iv) Extensive knowledge of the scientific principles that govern animal science (including production science, genetics, nutrition, and physiology);
v) Demonstrated ability to be an effective team player and to interact well with students, peers, constituent groups, and the general public;
vi) Documented evidence of the potential to establish an independent, externally funded research program that complements existing programs in the Department of Agriculture at Texas State.

Preferred Qualifications

i) Research publications in the peer-reviewed journal(s);
ii) Experience in writing grant proposals; and
iii) Previous teaching and/or research experience.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by October 1, 2018: a current curriculum vitae/resume, a letter of application describing experience and fit with the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information (email, mailing address, telephone) of three professional references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Spring 2019 Open Date Review Date 10/01/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled? Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference




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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 8/7/2019
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