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Job Details: Dept Chair and Instructor/Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Job Title:

Dept Chair and Instructor/Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Submitted on:

May 17, 2022


Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

August 10, 2022

Job Summary:

Serve as Department Chair of Animal Science and teach Animal Science classes. Additional duties may be assigned, depending on qualifications and experience.


• Teach 27-30 credit hours (Fall and Spring) for the Animal Science program.
• Serve as Department Chair for Animal Science.
• Advise students in the major.
• Serve on university and other committees as assigned.
• Supervise academic progress of all Livestock Judging members.
• Efficiently manage herds/flocks and coordinate livestock activities at the OPSU school farm using best management practices.
• Maintain an accurate record system for all livestock operations and inventory.
• Recruit students to the College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing programs and Livestock Judging Team by visiting schools/campuses, attending camps and national livestock shows, and utilizing internet-recruiting initiatives.
• Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
• Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
• Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time. Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing or designee.

Possibly serve as the Livestock Judging Coach and/or Livestock Superintendent



• The ability to relate with students personally yet maintain professional relationships.
• Valid driver’s license.

• Required: Master’s degree required in Animal Science or related field.
• Must have 18 graduate hours in Animal Science or closely related field.
• Preferred: Ph.D preferred

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application

  • Resume

  • Three Reference, current addresses and phone numbers

  • All Unofficial Transcripts

  • Self-Identification of Disability Form

  • Self-Identification of Veterans Form

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