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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/ FULL PROFESSOR OF ANIMAL SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND FORESTRY
LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
QUALIFICATIONS: D.V.M./PhD in Veterinary Medicine or closely related discipline. Evidence of actual or potential success in teaching, research, and service is expected. The ability to teach and work in a multidisciplinary School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry is also expected.
JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a twelve month tenure-track appointment with teaching/research/scholarly activity and service responsibilities and an expected start date of September 1, 2017. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine including but not limited to Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Theriogenology, Endocrinology, Pathology, Ethics, and Veterinary Diagnostic Techniques. Other responsibilities include grant writing, academic advising, student recruiting and course development. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate effective communication with interpersonal skills with students, peers, and administrators and be willing to serve on departmental, college, and university committees. The successful candidate is also expected to able to be able to effectively communicate with various groups such as cattlemen associations, civic organizations, and other outside entities in meetings, workshops, and continuing education events. The successful candidate may also be involved in providing veterinary services for Louisiana Tech owned animals and provide consultation regarding veterinary issues to local area producers. .
GENERAL INFORMATION: Louisiana Tech is recognized by US News and World Report as a Tier One “National University.” Louisiana Tech has an enrollment of approximately 12,500 students and is located in Ruston, among the rolling hills of north central Louisiana. The School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry has 16 faculty, 5 laboratory supervisors, 5 other support staff, and approximately 350 students in Bachelor of Science degree programs in Agricultural Business (Business Administration or Plant Science minors), Agricultural Education, Animal Science, Forestry, and Geographic Information Science. Comprehensive laboratories include livestock units (beef cattle, equine, sheep, goat, and swine), a meat science laboratory, a computer laboratory, a research garden, extensive greenhouse facilities, and a farm products salesroom. The farm operation includes more than 1000 acres. College and school information can be viewed at http://ans.latech.edu.
APPLICATION: Review of applications begins June 15, 2017 and continues until position is filled. Submit hard copy (e-mail or fax applications will not be accepted) of letter of application , current vita, copy of transcripts, and name, address and phone number of at least three references to Dr. William H. Green, Director, School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, P.O. Box 10198, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana 71272-0198, phone (318) 257-3275. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
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