School of Agriculture
Assistant Professor in Animal Science (9-month, tenure track).
Doctorate in Animal Science with a specialization in meat science and an understanding of meat animal production completed by 1 August 2013. Excellent communication and organizational skills, demonstrated experience in research or teaching undergraduates, enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in a variety of settings, an energetic personality with a positive attitude and ability to effectively work and communicate with a variety of people, ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and experiential learning activities, and demonstrated ability to define and assess desired learning outcomes are required.
Engagement in teaching and advising undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities include courses emphasizing meat science and meat animal production not to exceed 12 credit hours per semester. Additional responsibilities include leadership or participation in professional and scholarly activities, international study programs, mentoring student organizations, applied research, working with state organizations and producers in the animal industry, and providing expertise to the teaching and research mission of Pioneer Farm.
August 20, 2013.
Candidates should send (i) a letter of application demonstrating how they meet all qualifications, (ii) resume including work experience, (iii) a separate philosophy of teaching and learning statement (maximum one page), (iv) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization, (v) university transcripts, and the (vi) names and contact information for three professional references. Electronic applications in PDF format only will be accepted.
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Review of applications will begin April 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
The School of Agriculture
(SOA) is part of the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture. The SOA has approximately 795 students, and 36 faculty and staff. Our laboratory and teaching facilities are outstanding. A 430 acre farm
is available for teaching, systems based research and demonstration. The SOA offers six majors: agricultural education, agribusiness, animal science, ornamental horticulture, reclamation, environmental and conservation, and soil & crop science.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at http://www.platteville.com
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