Teaching Instructor

College of South Jersey

United States

July 1, 2022


Position Details Recruitment/Posting Title Teaching Instructor

Department SEBS - Animal Science Salary Open Posting Summary

The Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Science is seeking a non-tenure track, calendar year Teaching Instructor. The candidate will be broadly trained in animal sciences. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in the companion animal science, equine science and production animal science options. The candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses such as animal nutrition, companion animal nutrition, animal behavior and well-being, animal-assisted therapy, and courses that give students hands-on experience with animals. Expertise in physiology, nutrition, and genetics is also desirable. The opportunity to develop new courses in the candidate's area of expertise also exists.

The position will also assist with academic first-year, upper-class, and transfer advising for our large undergraduate program and with course assessment and other administrative duties.

Posting Number 21FA0886 Posting Open Date 08/01/2021 Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants should have a strong background in animal sciences and/or life sciences. A Ph.D. and/or DVM is required. Preference will be given to individuals with broad experience working with multiple animal species.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview

The Department of Animal Sciences, with strong roots in the Land Grant tradition, has as its mission “to improve the health and well-being of animals, including humans, through integration of teaching, research, and outreach.” Animal Science is a popular major for many students at Rutgers with over 450 students enrolled in one of the five options: Pre-veterinary Medicine/Research, Laboratory Animal Science, Equine Science, Production Animal Science, and Companion Animal Science. The curriculum provides students with the scientific knowledge, technical skills, and experience to be competitive for entrance into professional schools (veterinary, graduate, medical, etc.) or employment in animal science-related fields. Our graduates are highly regarded by professional schools and employers.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Planned start is July 1, 2022. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates must upload a cover letter/letter of application, CV, personal statement describing teaching interests and experience and a list of three references. Finalist will need to provide 3 letters of recommendations before hire.

Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/137728 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick) Location Details

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Personal Statement
  • Optional Documents