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Visiting Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/12/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200071F

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Animal Science

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.

Interim Full Time

College College of Science & Engineering Technology

Department School of Agricultural Sciences

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Nine month appointment with the opportunity for summer employment available. One year appointment with possible reappointment, pending funding. This is a 100% teaching appointment. Teaching responsibilities will be courses in the Animal Sciences. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the discipline of Animal Science with possible courses in anatomy and physiology, meat science, nutrition, reproduction, and livestock production systems. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate and graduate programs.

Educational Requirements for the Position

An earned Doctoral degree in Animal Science, or closely related field, from an accredited University. ABD candidates will be considered but must be completed with their degree by the start of the position.

Experience Required for the Position

Documented experience and ability to teach college level courses in Animal Science, with additional experience in online delivery of courses is required. A minimum of 1 year experience teaching college level courses is required. The successful applicant will be required to have excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language. Must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and collaboration with a team of Animal Science faculty.

Other Specifications

Position will begin September 01, 2022

Electronically submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Send unofficial transcripts and documents detailing the candidate’s teaching experience, research and service. Three letters of recommendation should be sent, by references, directly to the search committee chair.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Huntsville, Texas, United States