POSITION: A 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track appointment (80% teaching/20% service appointment), with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2021.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will be expected to advise, coordinate, and fund-raise for the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Meat Judging Team and provide undergraduate animal science instruction including general meat science classes. The incumbent will work closely with other Department of Animal Science teaching faculty to deliver the new undergraduate curriculum. The incumbent will also be expected to aid students in conducting high impact learning experiences through industry internships, undergraduate research, and other experiences. In addition, the incumbent will assist with youth extension and meat judging programs, and be active in recruiting for the Department of Animal Science. The successful applicant will have access to all Department of Animal Science facilities. The incumbent may also be expected to serve as an advisor for extracurricular activities or clubs.
RESOURCES: Texas A&M University is a public, land-grant institution. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of a M.S. degree in Animal Science or closely related field if the position is to be filled at the lecturer rank. A Ph.D. degree in Animal Science or closely related field if the position is to be filled at the Instructional Assistant Professor rank. Evidence of outstanding teaching or strong indication of teaching potential is required. Evidence of excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal). Evidence of strong leadership and team-building skills that is commensurate with experience working with meat science industries. Applicants will be considered for the titles of Lecturer or Instructional Assistant Professor depending on experience and qualifications.
Additional Requirements: Experience competing on and/or coaching competitive intercollegiate meat judging teams. A candidate who has demonstrated experience in teaching courses in meat science.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants must submit: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) two-page statement of teaching plans relative to the position, and 4) contact information for three individuals who can provide a critical evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications for the position. The application materials must be submitted online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/85079 Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, email inquiries to: Amy Carwile e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Texas A&M University - Department of Animal Science
The Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University has achieved national and international prominence as one of the largest and most complex departments of its kind in the country. The Animal Science department strives to meet the needs of all citizens by providing outstanding teaching, research and Extension programs.