POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The School of Animal Science is seeking an Animal Science Instructor. This position is a 12-month appointment with responsibility for teaching within the School of Animal Science.
100% TEACHING: Candidates will be expected to teach approximately three courses per semester in animal sciences. One of these courses will be a course covering livestock animal production with a preferred emphasis on poultry. The successful candidate will be expected to teach production laboratory courses, and have the possibility to develop an undergraduate course.
FACILITIES: Louisiana has vibrant animal industries with strong linkages to the School of Animal Sciences in beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, small ruminants and poultry. The School of Animal Sciences also has strong ties with the animal and human Assisted Reproductive Technology industries. The School of Animal Sciences has a new state of the art research laboratory building supporting research in physiology, nutrition, meat science, immunology, genomics and developmental biology. The School of Animal Sciences also operates large, centralized farm units with beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, small ruminants, and poultry available for research and teaching.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: M.S. or Ph.D. in Animal Science or related field with knowledge of farm animal production. An emphasis on poultry is preferred.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. LSU has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.
APPLICATION DEADLINE December 15, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: All position applications must be submitted electronically to the LSU system HR website https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU. Required attachments include a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts, contact information for at least 3 references and a statement of teaching interests. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre‐employment background check. Questions about the position and search process may be directed to Dr. Richard K. Cooper, Search Committee Chair, 205 Animal and Food Science Laboratory Building, Baton Rouge, LA; Phone: 225-578-2875; Fax 225-578-4890; email@example.com.
The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.