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Assistant Professor, Animal Science (Tenure Track)

SUNY Morrisville
Job Location:
Morrisville, 13408-0901
Animal Science

Campus Title: Assistant Professor, Animal ScienceBudget Title: Assistant ProfessorUnit: 08-UUP; view our state benefits summary here!Salary Range: $60,000+, dependent on qualifications.Duration: Academic Year (this position follows the 10-month academic schedule)

Brief Description of Duties:

The Department of Agricultural Science, Agricultural Business, and Dairy Science at SUNY Morrisville invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Animal Science faculty position with course instruction at the Associate and Baccalaureate levels. The position will include teaching established lecture and applied lab courses and the opportunity to develop new curricula to serve the growing Agricultural Science Bachelor of Technology program.

Learn about SUNY Morrisville Agricultural Programs by clicking here!

The successful candidate will be a collaborative team member of the Agricultural Science, Agricultural Business, and Dairy Science department, eager to support the development of the next generation of agricultural professionals.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Classroom Instruction

  • Initial teaching responsibilities may include:
    • Dairy Cattle Reproduction
    • Dairy Calf and Heifer Management
    • Introduction to Dairy and Animal Sciences
    • Domestic Animal Behavior
    • Livestock Production
    • Dairy and/or Livestock Evaluation/Judging as it relates to the successful candidate's areas of expertise

Curriculum Development

  • Development of Animal Science/Livestock courses for the Agricultural Science B. Tech.
  • Help coordinate and strengthen relationships between SUNY Morrisville and the greater Livestock Industry partners.

Student Mentorship

  • Provide guidance and support to students throughout their educational journey, including recruiting students to join our program, academic advising & retention, career counseling, supervision of student interns, and advising student clubs.
  • Foster a student-centered approach that emphasizes individual growth and prepares students for success after graduation.


Minimum Qualifications

  • M.S. in Animal Science or a closely related field
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with current livestock industry practices
  • Demonstrated ability to teach at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Animal Science, or closely related field.
  • Experience with hands-on educational strategies and practices.
  • Experience working with both traditional and non-traditional college students.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills.

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by as soon as possible, to assure optimal consideration.

Application Procedure: Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at

Application Instructions, please provide:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • A list of three professional references with contact information (name, job title, email, phone)
  • A copy of your Transcript
  • Personal Statement that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and your commitment, dedicated advocacy for and/or experience working with diverse cultures and identities, including approaches to creating an inclusive classroom environment.
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