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Part-time Instructor, Animal Health
Kansas State University - Olathe


Date Posted Dec. 18, 2023
Title Part-time Instructor, Animal Health
University Kansas State University - Olathe
Olathe, KS, United States
Department School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies
Application Deadline Opened until filled
Position Start Date as needed per course schedule
 
 
  • Contract Faculty
    Lecturer/Instructor
  • Pharmacology
    Pathology/Pathobiology
    Medicine & Epidemiology
    Immunology
    Biostatistics
    Biomedical Sciences
    Animal Sciences
 
 

Part-time Instructor, Animal Health

The Animal Health Programs in the School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies (SAIS) at the Kansas State University Olathe (K-State Olathe) Campus invite qualified scholars and professionals with backgrounds in animal health, including regulatory affairs and data analytics, to submit applications that will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for part-time instructor position. The selected instructor will teach a graduate-level course either in-person or online in the areas of animal health that relate to research and development, regulatory affairs and compliance (FDA/USDA/EPA), pharmacovigilance, quality assurance, statistics, and/or business data analytics and insights. These are non-tenure-track members of the faculty whose primary role is instructional. Instructors report to the Animal Health Program Area Director.

Course instruction to include areas of animal health:

  • research and development
  • regulatory affairs and compliance (FDA/USDA/EPA)
  • pharmacovigilance
  • quality assurance
  • statistics, and/or business data analytics and insights

To learn more about animal health programs and courses offered at K-State Olathe (including those in the SAIS), see https://olathe.k-state.edu/academics/programs-industry/animal-health.html

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, prepares, and presents lectures for one graduate course in animal health based on an approved course syllabus. Depending on the program, course and semester, instruction may be in the evening as either in-person or online. Courses are either eight or sixteen weeks in length.

  • Develops assignments, projects, and exams. Supervises projects, evaluates student work, and provides feedback to students. Maintains office hours as necessary to meet students’ needs. In-person courses may be live streamed and recorded to support remote students.
  • Maintains course technologies, including a learning management system and a classroom lecture recording system.

To learn more about animal health programs and courses offered at K-State Olathe (including those in the SAIS), see https://olathe.k-state.edu/academics/programs-industry/animal-health.html

Positions are temporary, part-time (maximum of .45 FTE), non-benefits eligible.

Appointments are for one semester, renewable and subject to review, funding, and adequate student enrollment.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University’s Olathe campus was launched in April 2011 and is the newest campus in the university’s system. The campus is located in Johnson County and the Greater Kansas City metro area. The campus is a strategic partner of the Johnson County Education and Research Triangle, which was created in 2008 when residents invested in the county's future by voting for a one-eighth cent sales tax. The proceeds from this tax generate more than $20 million a year to fund higher education through a unique partnership among Johnson County, the University of Kansas, and Kansas State University.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in an animal health industry-related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of professional experience in animal health. The applicant must be able to demonstrate an outstanding national reputation in their field.

OR

  • Earned terminal degree recognized within animal health.  Examples include, but are not limited to, a DVM and/or Ph.D. in Immunology, Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Animal Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Pharmacology, or Pathobiology.  The applicant must have a peer reviewed publication of at least one article in a refereed journal.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of prior success in teaching, preferably both in-person and online (e.g., course evaluations, supervisor rating).
  • Experience with a learning management system. A classroom lecture recording system. And live inclusion of remote students.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Applicants must provide:

  • Cover letter of potential courses they are qualified to teach
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Contact information for three current professional references.

Application materials must be submitted online to be considered at:  https://www.k-state.edu/hr/careers/index.html

Questions regarding the specifics of the position can be directed to Dr. Paige Adams, Animal Health Program Area Director, apadams@ksu.edu.

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Roberta Robinson, Human Resources Manager, at robertar@ksu.edu (913.307.7316)

Anticipated Start Date:  Depending on course schedule.

Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and continues until positions are filled.

Anticipated Hiring Range:  $3000 per credit hour.


  • We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

    Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dr. Paige Adams
    School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies
    Kansas State Univeristy- Olathe
    22201 W. Innovation DR
    Olathe, KS 66061
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  • apadams@ksu.edu

 

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