Texas Tech University Seeks Assistant Professor (Animal Physiology)

Posted on March 18, 2022
Texas Tech University Seeks Assistant Professor (Animal Physiology)
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Assistant Professor of Practice in Animal Physiology

Position Summary:
The Department of Animal and Food Sciences in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University is seeking a 9-month, full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Animal Physiology. Particular attention will be afforded to candidates with an Equine emphasis. Candidates with industry and/or other professional experience (certifications, continued education credits, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in animal physiology, and its applied application in animal science – especially Reproductive Physiology. Other courses taught could include Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and other areas appropriate to the expertise of the individual and needs of the department. Candidates who would strengthen current department initiatives in Equine Reproductive Physiology will be emphasized.
The successful candidate will be expected to explore the development of an Applied Reproductive Technologies Undergraduate Certificate. Duties may also include advising of undergraduate students. Service activities will include participation on department, college, and university committees, and could include community outreach and engagement activities. In addition, candidates should be able to provide practical experience and individualized student learning opportunities such as special problems courses, undergraduate research, and student internships.
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program. This is a non-tenure track, multi-year renewable appointment contingent on successful annual and cumulative performance appraisals as well as a majority affirmative vote of the academic unit. Summer appointments are possible, but not guaranteed, contingent on demand for courses and availability of funding.