Instructor in Biological Science
Rutgers The State University
United States

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Position Information

 

Recruitment/Posting Title Teaching Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor
Department SEBS - Animal Science
Salary Annual Salary
Posting Summary
The Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Science is seeking a non-tenure track, calendar year Teaching Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in the Pre-veterinary Medicine/Research, Companion Animal Science, and Equine and Production Animal Science options. The candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses such as Physiology, Animal Nutrition, Pathophysiology, Genetics, and courses on Companion Health and Diseases. 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.

This position includes teaching courses in the Pre-veterinary Medicine/Research, Companion Animal Science, and Equine and Production Animal Science options. The candidate will be expected to develop and teach undergraduate courses in Physiology, Animal Nutrition, Pathophysiology, Genetics, and courses on Companion Health and Diseases. 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 the undergraduate program and with course assessment and other administrative duties. Candidates for the Assistant Teaching Professor level hire should have at least 4 years of teaching and/or related experience.

Please submit the following documents:
    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Personal statement describing teaching interests and experience.
    • Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI). This should focus on how your teaching contributes to enhancing the Rutgers DEI Strategic Plan.
    • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references

 

Questions can be directed to Dr. Aparna Zama, Search Committee Chair, zama@sebs.rutgers.edu.
 
*Because Rutgers is a public, state university, this position may contribute to eligibility for student loan forgiveness based on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 24FA0013
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Posting Close Date  
Qualifications

 

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Candidates must have a strong background in animal sciences and/or life sciences.
  • A DVM or Ph.D.
  • The Assistant Teaching Professor level hire should have at least 4 years of teaching and/or related experience.
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Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities  
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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 undergraduate major at Rutgers with over 450 students enrolled in one of the four options: Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Research, Laboratory Animal Science, Equine and 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.
Statement
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at Ethics – Code of Conduct | University Ethics and Compliance | Rutgers University.

The goal of the Department of Animal Sciences and Rutgers University is that our faculty composition reflects the diversity of the people in New Jersey. We especially encourage applications from backgrounds underrepresented in the animal sciences including Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and LGBTQ+ applicants.

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.
Posting Details

 

Special Instructions to Applicants  
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/217253
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
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Pre-employment Screenings

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), 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. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Diversity Statement
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