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Lecturer - Animal Science Lab Course Support
University of Maryland

Date Posted Jun. 18, 2018
Title Lecturer - Animal Science Lab Course Support
University University of Maryland
Department Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • College Park, MD
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Animal Sciences

Full-Time Lecturer Non-Tenure Faculty Faculty 9-Month Academic

Position Number: 161544518


Lecturer (non-tenure track). This is a full-time Teaching support position, with a 9-month academic appointment beginning on August 1, 2018. Fall semester classes begin August 27th. Renewal of appointment will be based on teaching performance and available funding.


This is a 9-month position as a full-time lecturer. Teaching support responsibilities of this position includes instructional support for and teaching in the following Department of Animal and Avian Sciences (ANSC) courses as follows:

ANSC 103 - Introduction to Animal Sciences lab (Fall) ANSC 205 - Domestic Animal Anatomy (Fall)

ANSC 214 - Applied Animal Physiology Laboratory (Spring) ANSC 235 - Applied Small Ruminant Parturition (Spring) ANSC 237 - Equine Reproductive Management (Spring)

ANSC 447 - Physiology of Mammalian Reproduction Laboratory (Fall)

Other courses as needed by the department to fulfill a full time teaching load in the Spring semester. Occasional night and Saturday work will be required. Additional information on our department and curriculum can be found at

Required Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include: A Master's in Animal Science or a related discipline and 3 years experience working directly with production animals/livestock. Legal eligibility to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, or a doctoral degree in Animal Science or a related discipline with experience working directly with livestock. Prior teaching experience is strongly desired. Experience managing budgets and supplies is helpful.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package. The position is a full time 9-month academic appointment with summers free.


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All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Completed applications must have a cover letter addressed to Dr. Sarah Balcom, Director of the ANSC Undergraduate Program, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland that includes a summary of any relevant livestock experience gained as a student, volunteer, or through professional experience and a summary of teaching experience and credentials related to teaching in the courses mentioned above.

Completed applications will include a resume, unofficial transcript, and a description of your Teaching Philosophy with your vision of the challenges and opportunities involved in teaching college students in this department, as well as a list of the names and contact information of three professional references. The request for professional letters of reference will be generated by the eTerp2 system. Letters of reference must be submitted through eTerp2 prior to review of applications.

Candidates who are invited for an interview should be prepared to give a demonstration of teaching a laboratory class on the safe handling of cattle and horses using our campus farm animals and give a sample physiology lab lecture related to renal physiology.

Closing Date:

For best consideration, applications will be accepted until July 31, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is identified.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Sarah Balcom, Director of the ANSC Undergraduate Program, Department of Animal and Avian Science
    Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
    University of Maryland


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