Assistant Professor of Animal Science (Food/Meat Science)
Sul Ross State University
March 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academia - Teaching
Candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in meat science, food science, and animal science. These teaching opportunities may include courses in the core animal science curriculum, or graduate level courses depending on departmental needs, the individual’s interests, educational background and skill level. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the SRSU meat lab operations; participation in and helping conduct departmental sponsored events; participation in faculty governance and service activities at the departmental, college and university levels; and engagement in scholarly activity. Such activities are broadly defined and may include the scholarship of teaching, research, or similar activities.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
This position is security sensitive.
Earned doctorate in Animal Science with a focus on food science/meat science. PhD candidates who are near completion will be considered. Must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and possess excellent communication skills; be technically current; be an enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program; and have demonstrated skills in leadership.
Additional Salary Information: Summer teaching available; Salary may be supplemented through external grant funding
Internal Number: 20180028F
About Sul Ross State University
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. Baccalaureate degree programs within the College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences include Animal Science and Natural Resource Management. Within these two degree programs 8 concentrations are available including, Agricultural Education, Agricultural-Business, Animal Science-Production or Science focus, Conservation Biology, Pre-veterinary Medicine, Sustainable Ranch Management, and Wildlife and Range Management. Graduate degree options include Range and Wildlife Management, and Animal Science. (http://www.sulross.edu).