Recruitment/Posting Title Teaching Instructor
Department SEBS - Animal Science
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
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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Physical Demands and Work Environment
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
Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/137728
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Posting Specific Questions
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Cover Letter/Letter of Application
List of Professional References (contact Info)