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Assistant Professor of Practice in Wildlife Management (Animal Science or Range Management)

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 3/08/23

Job Description

Department: School of Agricultural Sciences
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
Open until filled: Yes
Requisition number: 202300032F

Usual duties:
This is a 100% teaching appointment. Service, club management and (or) advising activities could be considered to reduce the teaching load. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in wildlife management including principles of wildlife management, game animal production, habitat and pond management, game birds and waterfowl and other related wildlife management and production courses. Teaching responsibilities may also include other animal science or related courses on an as needed basis. Excellent communication skills and the ability to teach traditional and online courses is expected. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate program in Wildlife Management.

Degree Requirements:
A Master of Science or earned Doctorate in Wildlife Management, Animal Science, Range Science, or closely related field from an accredited University is required. ABD candidates may be considered.

Experience Requirements:
Candidates must have experience in the field of wildlife with proven industry experience in managing and (or) working with wildlife with the ability to teach college level courses. Teaching experience in principles of wildlife management, game animal production, habitat and pond management, game birds, waterfowl and other related wildlife management and production courses is expected.

Other Requirements for the Position:
Position will begin September 2023

Special Instruction Summary:
Submit a letter of interest and curriculum vita by uploading these documents into the application portal. Official transcripts for all University work should be sent 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.

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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Human Resources Department
1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202
P.O. Box 2356
Huntsville, TX 77341-2356
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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...