The Animal Science Department within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly State University is seeking a full-time, 9-month lecturer for the 2020-21 year beginning September 10, 2020. The position involves teaching undergraduate courses, assisting in the supervision of the Cal Poly Equine Center, and serving as advisor to competitive equestrian teams.
Teaching assignments may include such courses as equine science, equine management, equine behavior modification, training of young horses, equine enterprise classes and various courses within the equine minor. The position will also be expected to establish and maintain linkages with the equine industry, and assist with coordination of enterprise classes and equestrian team events.
In addition, candidates should be able to provide practical experience and individualized student-learning opportunities such as experiential classes, supervision of undergraduate and graduate research projects and student internships. Duties may also include, but are not limited to, supervision of 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. Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interests in undergraduate and graduate teaching are required. Particular attention will be afforded to candidates who have productive records of teaching and scholarly activity that would strengthen current department initiatives.
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.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo, California