Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Animal Science Department of Agriculture
Teach undergraduate courses in animal science and agribusiness. Candidates must have theoretical and practical experience in animal science, with knowledge of agribusiness and animal nutrition. The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development, conduct appropriate research or scholarly activity within the discipline, and will provide new expertise to help lead the program in new directions. Additional responsibilities include; advising students, serving on committees, professional development, and service to area agribusinesses.
Earned doctorate in Agribusiness, Animal Science or related field (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.)
Demonstrated ability to deliver highly effective teaching in agriculture
Demonstrated ability to facilitate experiential learning activities
Demonstrated commitment to the teacher/scholar model
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality and collaboration within the University community and interest in interacting with external constituents
Evidence of effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2019 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2019.
Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
Current curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Names, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three professional references
Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of Agriculture may be found at http://semo.edu/agriculture. The Department of Agriculture has 7 full-time faculty and approximately 450 undergraduate majors. It is part of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The Department operates the David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center, the Charles Hutson Horticulture Greenhouse Range, the Charles Nemanick Alternative Agriculture Garden, the Horticulture Incubator Lab at Kennett, the Rice Research Farm at Malden, and the Sikeston Irrigation Field.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.