Assistant Professor Of Practice (UPDATED) University of Arizona Tucson

Title Assistant Professor Of Practice (updated)
Date 10 September 2020
Company University of Arizona
City Tucson

Short Description :

State and optional retirement plans Minimum of 3 years of experience in teaching university courses in animal sciences, including animal physiology and dairy sciences, food policy law The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life ,…

Full Description :

Posting Number req1924
Department Animal&Biomedical Sciences-Ins
Department Website Link
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Address Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences, 1117 E. Lowell St., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Position Highlights

Please note: the 'Posted Rate of Pay' has been updated from $65,000+ to DOE.

The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Practice in Animal Science and Food Safety. This is a year-to-year, non-tenure eligible faculty position with a total Full Time Equivalency (FTE) of 1.0, Instruction (90%) and Service (10%) Candidates must have a Ph.D. in animal sciences, nutritional sciences or a related field.

The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences supports Inclusive Excellence. The University diversity strategic initiative is designed to engage every member of the university community in diversity and inclusiveness. Candidates are encouraged to support the department’s diversity and inclusiveness efforts and to be especially supportive of underrepresented communities including women and minorities.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate for this appointment will teach 24 credit hours per fiscal year, such as:

ACBS 220 Intro to Dairy Science (3 credits)
ACBS 397A Calving Management (2 credits)
ACBS 437 Food Policy and Law (3 credits)
ACBS 405 Prnc Livestock Hlth & Mgmt (3 credits)
ACBS 471 Risk Assess Mmt. & Comm (3 credits)
ACBS 355 Food Processing and Food Safety Preventive Controls (3 credits)

The development, revision, and delivery of three to four continuing education (non-degree seeking) certificate courses, equivalent to 1 credit each. These courses will be taught twice a year, during the summer and winter semesters.

Teaching duties may be adjusted to meet the needs of the School and College.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Animal Sciences, Nutritional Sciences or a related field.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in teaching university courses in animal sciences, including animal physiology and dairy sciences, food policy law.

Preferred Qualifications Prior experience teaching classroom and online university-level courses in Animal Sciences. Prior experience teaching upper-level university courses in animal physiology, dairy sciences.
Tenure Information
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Faculty
Benefits Eligible YesFull Benefits
Rate of Pay DOE
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date 10/18/2020
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Munerra Muhammad


Open Date 9/9/2020
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents
Special Instructions to Applicant Please submit the following:
1. CV
2. Cover Letter
3. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy in the 'Additional Document' slot
4. 3 professional references in the 'Additional Document' slot
Diversity Statement At the , we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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