Job Opening

Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Part/Full:Full Time
Date Available:8/1/2018

Assistant Teaching Professor
Animal Sciences

The University of Missouri‐Columbia invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor in the Division of Animal Sciences, an academic unit of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. The position is a 12 month appointment with 100% teaching responsibilities. The selected candidate will be broadly trained in animal sciences, and expected to contribute to existing undergraduate coursework, including responsibilities for lecture and laboratory courses. The opportunity to develop new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise also exists. Preference will be given to individuals with experience with multiple species and expertise in nutrition, animal products, or animal behavior.

Qualifications include:
PhD in Animal, Dairy, or Poultry Science;
Training in livestock production and management;
Desire to deliver high quality experiential learning opportunities;
Evidence of ability as an outstanding teacher.

The position is located in Columbia, a family‐friendly community of 120,000 half‐way between St. Louis and Kansas City. The Division of Animal Sciences has 29 ranked faculty members, and approximately 50 graduate students and 450 undergraduate students. The Animal Sciences Research Center has state of the art classroom and teaching laboratory facilities. University Farms housing beef and dairy cattle, horses, swine, sheep and poultry are within 12 miles of campus. These farms are actively involved in the teaching mission of the Division.

Application Procedure: Please apply online via Human Resources

Applications should include: a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (physical addresses, phone numbers, e‐mail addresses) of three references. References will be contacted when appropriate.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Trista Strauch, Search Committee Chair, at or by phone at (573) 882‐2644.

Review of applications will begin 4/2/2018. The position is open immediately, with an expected start date no later than 8/1/2018.

Benefit Eligibility: This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573‐882‐4256.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

To request ADA accommodations, please call Human Resource Services at 573‐882‐7976. TTY users, please call through Relay Missouri, 1‐800‐RELAY (735‐2966) or en Español at 1‐800‐520‐7309.

MU makes available to applicants a security report of crimes that occurred on campus over the previous three years. For a copy of this report, contact the University Police Department at (573) 882‐5923 or access their web site at:

Company/Institution:The Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri
City, State:Columbia, MO
Zip Code:65211-5300

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