The Department of Animal Sciences at Auburn University (www.auburn.edu) is seeking applications for the position of Professor of Practice – Livestock Judging Coach. The position is twelve-month, non-tenure track. The successful candidate will have a 100% instruction appointment. Instructional needs will be based on current existing and future courses aimed at preparing livestock judging teams and as well as other departmental instructional needs based on the applicant’s area of expertise. The projected start date is May 1 to July 1, 2021.
Responsibilities: The individual will be expected to develop a competitive, nationally recognized, instructional program focused on livestock evaluation. The successful candidate will develop and maintain recruitment strategies of transfer students, and on campus students for participation in nationally recognized judging and evaluation contests. The candidate will be expected to recruit and supervise a graduate student Assistant Livestock Judging Coach utilizing a competitive graduate student stipend that is provided. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with existing faculty, and staff in the College of Agriculture, Alabama Cooperative Extension System and stakeholders of the program. The development of collaborative relationships with others across state and regional boundaries as a national program is built and maintained is expected. The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of Animal Sciences faculty and contribute extensively to expansion of applied learning experiences.