Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 28499
Job Description The University of Missouri-Columbia invites nominations and applications for the position of Instructor in the Division of Animal Sciences, an academic unit of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. The position is a full time 9 month non-regular (professional track) appointment with 100% teaching responsibilities, plus half time appoint with responsibilities during the summer. The selected candidate will teach beginning and advanced live animal evaluation courses. This person will coach the junior and senior livestock judging teams and coordinate departmental youth activities that involve live animal evaluation including state 4-H and FFA livestock judging contests and an annual livestock judging and grading clinic. Other responsibilities will include coordinating the division’s swine practicum program, coordinating summer livestock judging camp, and recruiting and representing the division with the public. This person will also serve as the supervisor of the Trowbridge Livestock Center and Swine Teaching facility.

Qualifications Qualifications include:

  • M.S. in Animal Science or closely related field
  • Participated in an intercollegiate livestock judging team
  • Teaching experience is preferred
  • Expertise in food animal handling and production
Application Materials Complete the brief online application. Be prepared to upload: a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (physical addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses) of three references. References will be contacted when appropriate.

Application Deadline Review of applications will begin 12/15/2018

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.




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Posted: 1/29/2019
Application Due: 5/9/2019
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