The Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences at the University of Vermont invites applications for a Full-time Lecturer Position to begin August 2020. This is a 12-month (0.8 FTE) teaching position.
Responsibilities include teaching our experiential learning program, CREAM (Cooperative for Real Education in Agricultural Management), as well as other undergraduate courses in the department such as Clinical Topics in Livestock Medicine, Lactation Physiology, and Parasitology. Advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and service contributions to the Department and University are also expected.
CREAM has become one of our most popular programs since its inception in 1988. It places emphasis on experiential learning to develop interpersonal, teamwork, and practical problem- solving skills. For this course, 15-20 undergraduate students manage and care for the University’s herd of registered Holstein dairy cattle through enrollment in either a 2 semester course (spring and fall semesters) or our summer course offering.
Qualified applicants must possess a M.S. or Ph.D. (preferred) in Animal Science, or Dairy Science or a closely related field, or a DVM with dairy experience. Knowledge of dairy science, production and management, and experience in the dairy industry are essential.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through quality teaching, undergraduate advising, and service contributions. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further the University’s goal of fostering diversity and inclusiveness on campus. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
All candidates must apply online at www.uvmjobs.com, Posting # F1526PO, and must attach to their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy. Please submit the names and addresses of three references in the application. All required materials must be submitted to receive consideration.
Applicants are encouraged to apply before January 15, 2020, at which time review of applications will commence and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.
For further information contact Search Committee Co-Chair: Associate Professor Sabrina Greenwood at Sabrina.Greenwood@uvm.edu; or ASCI Department Chair Professor David Townson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences currently enrolls nearly 400 undergraduate students in their ASCI major, with four primary focus areas of study: pre- veterinary/pre-professional, equine, dairy, and companion & zoo animal science. The Department is also home to 16 graduate students who contribute to the research and teaching mission of the Department. More information on the Department is available at: http://asci.uvm.edu/. For more information regarding the University of Vermont’s diversity initiatives, please visit the President’s web site at: http://www.uvm.edu/president
Founded in 1791, UVM has been called one of the "Public Ivies" and is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, also rated as one of the best small cities in America. The greater Burlington area has a population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Burlington and the surrounding area provide an environment rich in cultural and recreational activities for individuals and families, with multiple opportunities for interactions with local industry and communities.