Primary Purpose of Position
The primary responsibilities for this tenure track position include teaching undergraduate level courses, graduate courses (as applicable), conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development, conducting scholarly activities and all other activities required for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment and service to the department, College and University as needed.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today’s needs while keeping an eye on the future.
With programs and expertise in such areas as biotechnology, agricultural and biosystems engineering, natural resources management, waste management, and food microbiology, the A&T College of Agriculture grows concurrently with the demand for qualified graduates. Our four academic departments are the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education; the Department of Animal Sciences; the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design. Within these departments, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work.
Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and also provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world.
Minimum Education and Experience: Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities related to teaching. In addition, the position minimums should satisfy any accreditation requirements in the specified area of instruction.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Animal Science, Veterinary
Medicine (D.V.M.), or a closely related field. Previous experience with swine production, research is preferred. Additional qualities include knowledge of agriculture, animal breeding, reproductive physiology, molecular biology, nutrition and/or background in animal genetics.
Successful applicant must also have the ability to interact and gain support from constituencies outside the University, such as business and industry, state and federal agencies, non-profits and