The Department of Animal Science at Berry College, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Animal Science, tenure-track, 9-month academic year appointment, with an anticipated starting date of August 19, 2019. Position Description: The Department of Animal Science is offering a 9-month academic year, tenure-track appointment to support the continued growth of the department. This is an excellent opportunity for animal scientists with a passion for teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, and all applicants should describe in their cover letter how they will help recruit and support students from underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a variety of undergraduate courses as well as serving as an academic advisor to students. Faculty members are also expected to establish and maintain a productive research program that incorporates undergraduate student assistance when feasible. Department: The Department of Animal Science currently consists of seven, full-time faculty members and approximately 230 animal science majors. The Westcott building currently houses departmental offices, laboratories and classrooms. The Animal Science Teaching and Research Building is available for animal confinement and sample processing. Berry College has also planned on the construction of a new animal science facility on the main campus. The department has access to the Rollins Ruminant Center as operational headquarters for the beef cattle unit, dairy facility, and sheep unit. The Gunby Equine Center is headquarters for the equine operation, and is also utilized for teaching and research purposes. In addition to pasture for livestock, approximately 3,000 acres are operated as a wildlife refuge and 19,000 acres as a wildlife management area in co-operation with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
A Ph.D. in Animal Science, Dairy Science or related field is required. The ability to work directly with large domestic livestock is essential. Cooperation with other animal science faculty and Berry College staff members is necessary and significant contact with students is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in ruminant nutrition and/or dairy science.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS
Applicants should provide a letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans suitable for a college environment, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Jay Daniel, Chair, Department of Animal Science, P. O. Box 5003, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA 30149. Review of applications will begin on January 2nd, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Berry College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the ongoing policy of Berry College to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, and/or whether or not they are disabled veterans; and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.
Assistant professor / lecturer
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