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Position Title: Instructional Assistant Professor - Dairy Science
Part/Full:Full Time
Date Available:9/1/2018

Instructional Assistant Professor with an emphasis in animal science and a focus on dairy science. This is a 9-month, non-tenure track position with responsibilities for teaching (90%) and service (10%), with potential opportunities for additional activities to fill the remaining 3-months based on identified departmental need and funding availability. GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities will include teaching courses related to dairy science, which will involve working closely with Animal Science teaching faculty to implement the new undergraduate curriculum by resurrecting dairy production and management courses (Discipline Focus Courses). The incumbent will serve as Texas A&M University’s representative to the US Dairy Education & Training Consortium steering committee, including assisting with the annual six-week student training program, develop opportunities to provide online course sections in dairy production to address the needs of non-major College of Agriculture and Life Sciences undergraduate students and be part of the teaching faculty cadre to instruct students in the new Animal Science Capstone course, as well as lead the dairy judging and dairy challenge activities. In addition, the successful candidate will coordinate the internship program as part of the Animal Science Department’s emphasis on providing high impact learning experiences for our majors.
REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in animal science or closely related field, with documented evidence of expertise in dairy production and/or management. A demonstrated desire and ability to teach and develop a strong program in undergraduate education is required. Applicant must be proficient in oral and written communications and must have human relations skills to work closely with the dairy industry. Computer proficiency is required.
The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the service reputation of the Department of Animal Science through involvement in the dairy industry. The successful candidate will be provided with a competitive salary and startup package. The incumbent will have opportunities to interact and collaborate with a broad range of faculties across the Texas A&M University System, including individuals within the Department of Animal Science, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and West Texas A&M University. SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience. APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of teaching plans relative to the position, and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide a critical evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications for the position. Individuals may apply by sending materials to: Dr. Leslie Frenzel, Search Committee Chair, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2471, via Grace Glenn, Administrator, e-mail: Review of Applications: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Date Position Available: The start/hire date for this position will be on or before September 1, 2018. The Texas A&M University System is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to building a diverse work environment and fosters a culture that values diversity in all its forms.

Company/Institution:Texas A&M University
City, State:College Station, TX
Zip Code:77843-2471
Country:United States

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