Full-time, nine-month Assistant Professor position to begin either
January 15 or August 15, 2022.
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in animal science
including (but not limited to) nutrition, reproduction and animal
breeding with specific emphasis on core classes. Successful
applicant will have academic advising, student recruitment and
course development responsibilities. The successful candidate will
also be expected to serve as advisor to student clubs and
organizations, to work closely with equine and livestock managers,
to interact with an industry advisory committee and develop a
working relationship with industries relevant to the programs.
Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to engage
in a focused program of scholarly activity resulting in
peer-reviewed publications and presentations. Participation in
professional development activities and service/leadership to the
school, university, industry and state, regional, and national
professional organizations will be included as a part of position
responsibilities. Actual teaching assignments will be based on the
specific strengths of the successful candidate and the curricular
needs of the school.
Minimum Education Requirements: Ph.D. in
Animal Science is required. ABD with a documented plan of
completion by start date will be considered.
Minimum Experience and Skill
Requirements: Demonstrated competence in the area of
Animal Science is required. The ability to teach and work in a
multidisciplinary School of Agriculture is expected.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Qualifications: Previous teaching experience at a
college or university in food animal science is preferred.
Experience working with graduate students and graduate programs and
experience with competitive teams (judging teams, Quadrathalon,
etc.) is also preferred.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray
State University is an equal education and employment opportunity,
M/F/D, AA employer.