Lecturer - Animal SciencesLocation:
Clemson, SCOpen Date:
Aug 27, 2021Description:
Clemson University’s Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is excited to announce a non-tenure track Lecturer position that supports our signature program in animal stress and well-being. We are seeking a 9-month Lecturer with broadly-defined expertise in the animal sciences. Preferred start date will be fall 2021.
Expectations: The successful candidate will have an opportunity to enhance their expertise in undergraduate student instruction and mentoring. Clemson University has an outstanding Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (http://www.clemson.edu/otei/ ) where the candidate could develop courses using various modalities of instruction, and design research questions related to Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. The selected individual should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as they will become an integral member of our Land-Grant mission team.
About Clemson University: We are a Carnegie Research 1 institution located in upstate South Carolina in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains (https://www.clemson.edu/). The Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences (https://www.clemson.edu/cafls/departments/animal_vet_science/) is one of five departments in the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences ( https://www.clemson.edu/cafls/). The AVS faculty, staff, and student offices are in Poole Agricultural Center, where we have 12,000 sq. ft. of well-equipped laboratories. Currently, the department has approximately 470 undergraduate and 25 graduate students. Clemson’s AVS faculty have developed excellent infrastructure and curriculum for training students in traditional and non-traditional areas of animal biology. University animal research facilities are located at the Piedmont Research and Education Center (PREC; https://www.clemson.edu/cafls/research/piedmont/), Godley-Snell Research Center (https://www.clemson.edu/research/godley-snell.html), and Edisto Research and Education Center (EREC; https://www.clemson.edu/cafls/research/edisto/).Qualifications:
Requirements: DVM and(or) PhD in Nutrition, Ethology, Genetics, Poultry Science, Animal Science, or a closely related field is required. Evidence of scholarly activity, publications, and collaboration are preferred characteristics.Application Instructions:
For consideration, all application materials must be uploaded to Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/93319). Applicants should provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable for application), educational philosophy, and contact information for at least three references. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Mireille Arguelles-Ramos ([email protected]), committee chair, or Dr. Charles Rosenkrans, Jr. ([email protected]), department chair.
For full consideration, please apply by October 6, 2021. Application review will begin immediately after the full consideration date, and the position will remain posted until it is filled.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.