Job Opening

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Part/Full:Full Time
Date Available:9/1/2018

Tarleton State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, 9 month undergraduate and graduate teaching (60%), research/scholarly activity (30%), and service (10%) position in the Department of Animal Sciences and Veterinary Technology. Proposed employment date is September 1, 2018 or until successful candidate is identified. The successful candidate will: teach graduate and undergraduate courses in animal science related to reproduction, systems physiology/endocrinology and other appropriate animal science courses; be expected to develop specialty and graduate courses in reproduction and physiology and may be required to deliver courses at off campus sites and/or using alternative delivery methods; develop and implement an effective teaching program, using appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; remain current in his/her discipline and appropriately update course content to reflect current levels of knowledge in the discipline; develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; be expected to develop a sustainable research program in animal science appropriate to industry and regional needs, and in an area of interest to the candidate. Other duties include recruitment of students, advising of undergraduate and graduate students, advise student organizations, development of internship programs, and placement of graduates. The successful candidate will be expected to assist with animal science events on campus and in the local community, including 4-H and FFA judging contests, seminars and other events as appropriate. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Animal Sciences, or closely related discipline, with an emphasis in reproductive physiology (ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations, have been successfully completed by time of appointment) and evidence of potential or actual success in teaching, research, and service is required. The individual selected will be a member of the faculty in the Department of Animal Science and Veterinary Technology at Tarleton State University and will report to the Department Head. The candidate will work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction, scholarly activity and service to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify appropriate professional development activities. Applications must be submitted electronically at position number R-002537-1 and will be accepted until a qualified candidate is identified. Prospective candidates should submit an application consisting of a letter of interest, transcripts, statement of professional goals and philosophy of teaching, research and service, and a curriculum vita with names (including telephone numbers and addresses) of five professional references. Further information regarding the position or the application process can be obtained by contacting Dr. David Roper, Search Committee Chair ( or Dr. Frank Owsley, Department Head (

Company/Institution:Tarleton State University
City, State:Stephenville, TX
Zip Code:76402

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