he Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer II position starting January 2019. This position will be an integral component of the University of Nevada, Reno and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources.
Teaching responsibilities include instruction in both introductory and advanced undergraduate courses and advising of undergraduate students enrolled in the Veterinary and Agriculture Science majors. Applicants should demonstrate strong evidence of effective teaching, curriculum development, and advising of undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds. The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural setting and create an environment that fosters collegiality, diversity and teamwork while contributing to our institutional and departmental missions.
Teaching and Outreach responsibilities include: 1) four undergraduate courses per year, including participation in existing team-taught courses; 2) advising undergraduate students; 3) providing service to the program and department, and 4) establishment of a Veterinary Science internship program with external organizations. Extensive travel within Nevada is expected in order to connect with stakeholders, promote the undergraduate educational degrees and support development, implementation and maintenance of the internship program.
Required Attachment(s) Attach the following attachments to your application
(1) Cover letter of application outlining interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience. (2) Curriculum vitae (3) Statement of teaching accomplishments, philosophy, and future plans (two-page max). (4) Contact information for three professional references, please indicate your relationship with each of the references listed (references will not be contacted prior to candidates advancing in the selection process). (5) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
For full consideration of applications, all materials must be submitted by October 12, 2018.
Required Qualifications Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from an AVMA Accredited Institution or Ph.D. in Animal Science or a closely related field and related teaching experience at the college level.
Preferred Qualifications A demonstrated ability to lead undergraduate research experiences and develop an effective internship program is desirable. Applicants with clinical veterinary medical experience (2 or more years) are preferred. Applicants with knowledge of Nevada’s animal production systems and veterinary science needs are also preferred.
Internal Number: R0112011
About University of Nevada, Reno
The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Sciences (ANVS) was established in 2011 to serve a growing need to educate Nevada’s agricultural producers in a variety of disciplines; continue functioning as Nevada’s one source for preparing students for vet schools and maintaining our high standards in the areas of nutrition and dietetics.
The mission of ANVS is to demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation while meeting the needs of the citizens of the State of Nevada and the Nation. This mission is accomplished by the following: Provide strong educational programs in the disciplines of Agriculture, Nutrition, Veterinary Sciences and Rangeland Ecology and Management at the undergraduate, graduate degree and internship levels. Train students to meet state and national needs by increasing the work force of agriculturalists, nutritionists (nutritional science/dietetics) and animal healthcare professionals. Conduct innovative research in the departmental disciplines providing local, national and global impact. Address critical issues identified by the citizens of the State of Nevada through continued teaching, scholarly activities and service.