Lecturer-Animal and Veterinary Science

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer-Animal and Veterinary Science
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

Application Deadline: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by January 26, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by February 16, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (February 16, 2018) may not be given full consideration.
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The Department of Fisheries, Animal & Veterinary Science at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a Lecturer in Animal Science.

This is an academic year position for 2018-19 with the potential for renewal. The teaching load is 12 credits per semester, which may include curriculum development.

BASIC FUNCTION:

The duties of the Animal Science Lecturer will include teaching undergraduate courses in ruminant and non-ruminant livestock management, production, evaluation, and health and disease. Course taught will also include lower- and upper- level hands-on laboratory based courses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

In addition to the above teaching duties, the Lecturer will assist in course management and in developing pedagogies to enhance learning and retention. This may include curriculum development and supervision of teaching assistants. Additional responsibilities include: Advise/mentor undergraduate students, be involved with co-curricular programs or student clubs and organizations and participate in other activities of the Department of Fisheries, Animal & Veterinary Science and College of the Environment and Life Sciences such as committee service and student recruitment.

Qualifications

Required:

1 Earned doctorate in Animal Science or closely related area conferred by August 15, 2018.

2 Demonstrated experience with the handling and management of food production animals.

3 Demonstrated teaching experience at the college or university level as either an instructor, lecturer, or teaching assistant in the animal science field.

4. Demonstrated computer, PowerPoint and spreadsheet skills.

5. Demonstrated strong oral communication skills.

6 Demonstrated proficiency in written communications.

7. Authorized to work in the U.S. on a long-term basis.

8 Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred:

1. Broad experience in all aspects of livestock production systems.

2. Independent teaching of one or more undergraduate course(s) in animal science at a college or university.

3. Demonstrated skills in interactive teaching including hands-on demonstrations and active learning.

4. Experience in using on-line teaching tools to enhance student learning at the college level.

5. Experience with curriculum development and learning outcomes assessment.

6. Demonstrated ability to function independently in a complex academic environment

7. Demonstrated ability to function collaboratively in a complex academic environment

8. Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.


ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, Limited
End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Position is full-time academic year with potential for renewal.

Department Information

Department Fisheries,Animal&VeterinarySci
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI


(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Email
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded No
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position.

(#2) Curriculum vitae , which should include the contact information for three professional references.

(#3) One page description of your teaching philosophy.

(#4) “Other Document” a brief description of courses taught and role/responsibility in the course.

Posting Information

Position Number 108547
Posting Number F00071
Posting Date 12/20/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/3001

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctorate in Animal Science or closely related area conferred by August 15, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated experience with the handling and management of food production animals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated teaching experience at the college or university level as either an instructor, lecturer, or teaching assistant in the animal science field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated computer, PowerPoint and spreadsheet skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated strong oral communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communications?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you authorized to work in the U.S. on a long-term basis?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other