Instructor/Assistant Professor, Animal ScienceType of Employment:
Regular Full-TimeWork Location:
Academic YearPosition Type:
Animal and Equine ScienceSummary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Full-time, nine-month Instructor/Assistant Professor position to begin August 15, 2022.Minimum Education Requirements:
Teach 12 hours per semester of courses in animal science including (but not limited to) Introduction to Animal Science, livestock nutrition, reproduction, and management with specific emphasis on core classes. Successful applicant will have academic advising, student recruitment and course development responsibilities. The successful candidate will also be expected to serve as an advisor to student clubs and organizations, to work closely with equine and livestock managers, to interact with an industry advisory committee, and develop a working relationship with industries relevant to the programs. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in research and professional development activities. Involvement in service/leadership activities to the school, university, industry and state, regional, and national professional organizations will be included as a part of position responsibilities. Actual teaching assignments will be based on the specific strengths of the successful candidate and the curricular needs of the school.
Master’s degree in Animal Science or related field is required.Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Significant skills/work experience in the livestock industry required. Demonstrated competence in the area of Animal Science is also required. The ability to teach and work in a multidisciplinary School of Agriculture is expected.Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Animal Science is preferred. ABD with a documented plan of completion by start date will be considered. Previous teaching experience at a college/university and/or work or farm management experience in food animal science, particularly beef cattle, is preferred. Experience working with graduate students and graduate programs and experience with competitive teams (judging teams, Quadrathalon, etc.) is also preferred.Posting Date:
Note: If the successful candidate is master’s prepared, the position will be filled as a non-tenure track, instructor. If the successful candidate holds a terminal degree, the position will be filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor.
05/11/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vitae
To assist the search committee in effectively reviewing your application materials, please be sure that your letter of application and vitae demonstrate your skill sets, credentials, and degrees held as requested by the posted advertisement.
If you are ABD, please include a statement that outlines your plan for completion, which should also include the name of your committee chair, phone number and email address along with your anticipated defense date and anticipated graduation date. For example: My dissertation committee anticipates that I will be completed by August 1, 2025, as my defense date is currently set for May 28, 2025. Currently, my data has been collected and analyzed and Chapters 1 through 5 of the dissertation have been submitted to the committee. My dissertation committee chair is: Dr. Michael Jordan, 1000 Eastman Way, Atlanta, GA 40012, 815-000-0000, email: [email protected]
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by June 13, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.