Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Animal Physiologist - Behavior -
Job Code 082913
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, 2014. The Department of Animal Science currently consists of nine full-time faculty members and approximately 300 animal science majors. The Westcott building houses departmental offices, laboratories and classrooms. 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 21,000 acres as a wildlife management area in co-operation with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Berry College, located on 26,500 acres near Rome, Georgia, is an independent coeducational college with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college's mission stresses academic excellence, practical work experience, and an interdenominational religion-in-life program.
Additional Position Details
|College/Department - Animal Science|
|Anticipated Start Date - August 19, 2014|
|Job Summary - Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in animal physiology and expertise in behavior of domestic livestock and/or companion animals. The successful candidate is expected to maintain the high level of scientific rigor coupled with considerable hands-on experience offered to our undergraduate students. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses as deemed necessary by the department as well as serving as an academic advisor to students. Faculty are also expected to conduct and publish original research, incorporating undergraduate students assistance when feasible. |
|Minimum Qualifications - A Ph.D. in Animal Science, Dairy Science or related field is required. The ability to work directly with both large domestic livestock and companion animals is essential. Preference will be given to persons with strong communication skills and a strong interest in teaching. Cooperation with other animal science faculty and Berry College staff members is necessary, and significant interaction with students is expected. |
|Instructions to Applicants - Applicants should provide a letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the position, a complete resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. George R. Gallagher, Chair, Department of Animal Science, P. O. Box 5003, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The closing date for this position is November 1, 2013|
|Website - http://www.berry.edu/academics/science/ans/ |
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