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Lecturer - Equine Sciences
Auburn University

Date Posted Apr. 30, 2020
Title Lecturer - Equine Sciences
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Animal Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2020
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Animal Science

The Department of Animal Sciences at Auburn University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Lecturer in the area of Equine Sciences. The Lecturer position is a full-time, nine-month non-tenurable teaching appointment that may be renewed annually contingent upon availability of funding, needs of the department and college, satisfactory performance. Full-time positions are eligible for benefits, including health insurance. The expected start date for this position is August 16, 2020

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach foundation classes related to equine sciences and animal sciences. Courses include: Horse Production, Horse Management and Training, Equine Nutrition, Equine Marketing, Physiology of the Equine Athlete, Careers in Animal Science, and Orientation in Animal Sciences.

Minimum qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an earned Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Animal Sciences or related field at the time employment begins. The selected individual must meet eligibility requirements for instruction under SACS policies. Equine training, production and management knowledge and/or experience are required. Candidates must have documented experience and/or evidence of the ability to be a successful teacher at the undergraduate level, excellent interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with diverse audiences, and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English. The candidate selected for the position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue for the duration of their employment.

Application: Applicants must complete an on-line application process at the following link: and attach a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, copies of ALL academic transcripts, and the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references when prompted. Only complete application packages will be considered. Active review of applications will begin May 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Carolyn Huntington, at

The Department: Information can be found at

The University: Auburn University ( is a land grant university with a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) designation. In 2019, it was ranked 52nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for outreach and teaching excellence. Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members are organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences, for a total of over 200 academic programs. Its 2018 enrollment of 30,440 students includes 24,628 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, and its student engagement. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. For more information about Auburn University and faculty jobs, visit the following link:

The Community: Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community and Auburn is recognized as one of the "best small towns in America." In addition to a moderate climate, there is easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public-school systems and regional medical centers. See for more information about the community.


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