Assistant Professor of Animal Science - Equine Science 9 month tenure track position. Summer t...

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Job Title Assistant Professor of Animal Science - Equine Science 9 month tenure track position. Summer teaching possible Location Alpine Department Animal Science Job No. Posting Date 09/05/2018 End Date Until Filled Yes Appointment Date 01/01/2019 Salary Commensurate with Experience Required

Earned doctorate in Animal Science or closely related field, with strong emphasis in alternate animal production (exotics) and horse science. Must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education with excellent communication skills technically current; enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program demonstrated skills in leadership.

Preferred Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but not limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in animal science. These teaching opportunities may include Horsemanship, Equine Production and Management, Equine Breeding and Foal Management, Equine Exercise Physiology, alternative animal production (exotics), introductory animal science courses, other courses in the core animal science courses, other courses in the core animal science curriculum, or graduate level courses depending on departmental needs, the individual’s interests, educational background and skill level. Additional responsibilities, include participation in and conducting departmental sponsored events. Participation in faculty governance and service activities at the departmental, college and university levels are also expected. Faculty members are also expected to engage 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.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

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.

About SRSU

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings.

Undergraduate degree concentrations include 8 baccalaureate concentrations: Agricultural Education, Agricultural-Business, Animal Science-Production or Science focus, Conservation Biology, Pre-veterinary Medicine, Sustainable Ranch Management, and Wildlife and Range Management. Graduate degree options include Range and Wildlife Management, and Animal Science. (

Instructions to applicants

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, research program, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Resume
Supplemental Questions

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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 6/20/2019
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