Southern Arkansas University’s College of Science and Engineering is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Animal Science. The rapidly growing Agriculture department is located in a modern and well-equipped 33,000 square foot Agriculture Science building. The successful candidate will teach the introductory animal science courses and labs as well as courses in animal nutrition and beef cattle. Additional teaching responsibilities may include a course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Southern Arkansas University offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience as well as an excellent fringe benefit package.
Duties: Teach upper and lower division animal science and associated labs as well as courses in the applicant’s area of expertise; teaching load is expected to average 12 hours per semester; advise students; supervise undergraduate research projects; serve on committees; perform scholarly activity; engage in recruitment, retention and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Animal Science preferred by the time of employment; ABD candidates will be accepted; ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills; ability to work well with people; have a strong desire to interact with students both inside and outside of the classroom. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community, and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.