Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science - Texas


Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science


April 8, 2010



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Agriculture/ animal sciences

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Angelo State University


Department: Agriculture

Salary: Commensurate

Job Summary

The position is a 9-month Tenure Track appointment with entrepreneurial opportunities for summer teaching salary. The selected person will have the responsibility of directing the development of a new program and aid in the design of new teaching facilities once the program is established and productive.

This position is contingent upon approval by the Coordinating Board.
Duties Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Agriculture Science and Leadership. The candidate will direct the development of the program and be responsible for the modifications of the program to position Angelo State University for producing productive graduates in Agriculture Science and Leadership. This person will also be expected to be active in state and national associations, community programs and area high school events. Therefore, Angelo State University is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to lead the development of the new program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The selected candidate will have an earned doctorate in the field of Agriculture Science and Leadership, Agriculture Education or closely related field by start date. They should have extensive experience teaching at the Junior College or University level and have extensive knowledge of requirements for teacher certification in Agriculture Science and Leadership. The selected candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work with diverse groups. Experience with distance education and web-based technologies is highly desirable.

Physical Requirements

Qualifications Earned Ph.D in Agriculture Science and Leadership, Agriculture Education or closely related field.

Candidate should have extensive experience teaching at the Junior College or University level, and posess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Required Applicant Documents:

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching Philosophy

Other Information:

If three professional letters of reference are not attached at time of application, please mail to:

Angelo State University
Department of Agriculture
ASU Station #10888
San Angelo, TX 76909

Angelo State University is excited to be developing a newly approved program in Agricultural Science and Leadership with Teacher Certification. Angelo State University has a current enrollment over 6,300 students, which is an increase of approximately 5% over the previous academic year. The Department of Agriculture Currently has over 300 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. Degree programs are currently offered in Animal Science, Animal Business, Agricultural Economics and Natural Resource Management. Minors offered in Food Science and Range & Wildlife Management.

The Agriculture Department has recently been identified, by the university, as one of its programs of distinction. The department has a 6,000 acre teaching and research ranch, research laboratories and a state of the art, federally inspected, Food Safety and Product Development Laboratory. The ranch contains a herd of registered Angus Cattle, registered Rambouillet sheep, commercial Suffolk sheep, commercial hair sheep, registered Boer goats, and commercial Angora goats. The ranch is also the location of the first and longest running Meat Goat Central Performance Test, and it is recognized for its White-tailed deer herd. The department has an active Block and Bridle Club and Meat and Food Science Association as well as competitive Wool and Meats Judging Teams. The department has also committed itself to reestablishing a Livestock Judging program with a recent hire of a permanent livestock coach/judging coordinator.

Angelo State University is located in San Angelo, Texas in West-Central Texas. San Angelo has a population of approximately 100,000 and offers a small town environment with all the luxuries of a larger city. The economy is strongly influenced by multiple agricultural industries, which makes it ideal for teaching agriculture students.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: 998620
Job Code: F0040
Posting Number: 0000177

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