The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track position in Veterinary Physiology at the Assistant Professor level. This position will be an integral component of the University of Nevada, Reno, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources. The department aims to build on our existing strengths of collaborative and interdisciplinary research regarding the growth, production and health of animals. Our faculty are involved in a variety of research areas including; agriculture, nutrition, meat sciences, and animal health centered around the objective of achieving sustainable food systems, particularly in beef cattle and sheep research. This position is one of nine cluster hires associated with sustainable dryland agriculture. The applicant’s research interests will ideally complement existing research programs within the department and college. We are looking for highly promising individuals with proven records of productivity and exceptional potential for success in extramural funding. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching mission of the department by developing a combined undergraduate/graduate level veterinary physiology course and teaching a second existing undergraduate level course within the veterinary science major. Establishment of a competitively funded program to support scholarly work is expected. Advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students is expected, as well as service in the form of outreach and leadership activities within the university and the greater community and profession.
Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research interests; (4) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (5) contact information for three references (references will not be contacted prior to candidates advancing in the selection process).
For full consideration of applications, all materials must be submitted by Thursday, March 1, 2018.
To apply and for more information, please visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor--Veterinary-Physiology_R0107341-1
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. in animal science (physiology focus) or a closely related field or a D.V.M. (or equivalent) from an AVMA accredited institution.
1) Excellent interpersonal communication skills; 2) Research and grant writing experience; 3) Evidence of ability to design and implement experiments and prepare manuscripts; 4) Evidence of teaching experience; 5) Current Nevada veterinary license or ability to obtain veterinary licensure in Nevada.
Internal Number: R0107341
About University of Nevada Reno, Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science
The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Sciences 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 the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Sciences (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.