The Animal Science Department within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA invites applications for a full time, 12 month lecturer position for the 2020-21 year beginning September 1, 2020. The position involves teaching courses in swine production and other livestock production courses and disciplines appropriate to the expertise of the individual and needs of the department. The successful candidate will establish an active relationship with other university faculty and researchers, leaders in livestock production and exhibition, students, and the general public to provide information and leadership related to livestock industry issues.
In addition, candidates should be able to provide practical experience and individualized student-learning opportunities such as experiential classes, undergraduate and graduate research projects and student internships. Duties may also include, but are not limited to, supervision of livestock units, undergraduate senior projects, graduate student research, student advising, and teaching graduate level courses and/or in a Master of Professional Studies or certificate program.
Service activities will include participation on department, college, and university committees and instructionally related activities.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Qualifications include an M.S. in Animal Science or related discipline. Particular attention will be afforded to candidates who have productive records of teaching and scholarly activity that would strengthen current department initiatives, and those with strong demonstrated leadership experience and capability. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
Other considerations include demonstration of excellence in teaching, and effective communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to be a productive team player and to interact well with peers, students, industry, government agencies, and the general public is essential.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interest in undergraduate teaching is required.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo, California