Assistant/Associate Professor (GHP)

University of Maryland, College Park
The University offers a competitive salaray and comprehensive benefits package.
June 11 2018
Gastrointestinal Health / Physiology
Position Type
Full Time
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Open Rank Limited to Assistant/Associate Professor – Gastrointestinal Health / Physiology (GHP) Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Position, 9 month academic appointment (Position #103160) in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland. This position has an appointment split of 70% Research and 30% Teaching. 

Responsibilities:  The selected candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program in the area of gastrointestinal health and physiology. Candidates are expected to conduct research that is relevant to animals raised for meat, milk, egg, or fiber production. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with existing faculty members, and to develop a strong graduate student research and educational program.  For their teaching responsibility, the successful candidate will be required to teach one course at the undergraduate level every year, and a graduate level course in their area of expertise in alternate years.  The Department of Animal and Avian Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community.

Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications include a doctorate in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, or a closely related discipline.  Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated record of publication, clear prospects/evidence for extramural government or industry funding, demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching, and a strong dedication to high quality research.  For appointment as an Assistant Professor, the selected candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program.  For appointment as an Associate Professor, the individual is expected to have demonstrated prior success in supporting their research through extramural funding.  Only individuals who can legally work in the US will be considered.

Salary & Benefits:  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package.  The position is a full time 9-month academic year appointment.  The opportunity exists to supplement salary through summer salary support from extramural funding.

Applications:  All interested individuals are encouraged to apply.  Applications must be submitted through eTerp2 at Completed applications must have a letter of application addressed to Dr. Rick Kohn, Search Chair, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland.  The position must be indicated in the application letter as the Gastrointestinal Health/Physiology position.  Applications must include a description of research and teaching accomplishments and proposed research program, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, and contact information for three professional references.  The request for professional letters of reference will be generated by the eTerp2 system.  Letters of reference must be submitted through eTerp2 prior to review of applications.

Closing Date:  For best consideration, applications will be accepted until September 21, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is identified.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.




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