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  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Animal Science (Non-tenure Track)

    Tuskegee University

    Assistant/Associate Professor in Animal Science (Non-tenure Track)

    Posting Date: Reposted February 17, 2020
    Posting End Date: April 17, 2020

    Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Animal Science
    Location: CAENS/Department of Agricultural Science

    Status: Full Time; Non-tenure Track

    Special Qualifications
    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Assistant/ Associate Professor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in the area(s) of animal and veterinary sciences. The appointment will hold between research, extension and teaching responsibilities.

    The successful candidate will:

    Provide leadership in animal science related research and extension programs working with socially and historically disadvantaged farmers in Alabama, utilizing innovative practices related with an emphasis on sustainable meat goat and beef cattle production systems
    Collaborate with colleagues in a complimentary role in carrying out current and/or developing new programming on animal production to train producers and others as an active member of the TU Cooperative Extension program
    Establish and maintain a competitive extramurally funded research/extension program in Animal Sciences that may serve the livestock industry in Alabama and beyond
    Teach courses in animal sciences
    Pursue creative, scholarly and professional activities at all appropriate levels including administrative, supervisory, and other functions
    Participate in student advisement, curriculum development, student activities and college-wide committees
    Work closely with undergraduate and graduate students within the college and other stakeholders

    Ph.D. in animal science or molecular biology/biotechnology
    Must have relevant professional experience
    Must have a record of successful teaching, demonstrated scholarship, and the ability to work on a team
    Professional experience in different computer program software related to the field preferred
    Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
    A proven record of grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives is preferred
    Must have a record of peer-reviewed publications (journal articles, technical documents, etc.)
    University level teaching experience is preferred
    Commensurate with education, training and experience

    **The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

    APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) to (5) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Employment/Recruitment
    1200 West Montgomery Road
    101 Kresge Center
    Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
    Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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