| Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, a state college of the University System of Georgia, is seeking applications for a faculty position as Assistant Professor of Animal Science. This is a 10-month tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor. |
* Instructing courses in livestock management to potentially include Introduction to Animal Science, Livestock Practicum, courses in discipline (ex.: nutrition, physiology, meats), Livestock Evaluation and Selection, as well as forage management systems.
* Prefer someone comfortable with equine use; may be responsible for advising the Equestrian Club.
* Teaching responsibilities include four classes with laboratories each semester.
* Student academic advisement; Bachelor and Associate degree seeking agriculture students.
* Committee assignments at the Department, School and College level.
* Expect active involvement in livestock industry by working with organizations such as Farm Bureau, Agribusiness Council, Young Farmers, GA Cattlemen’s Association.
* Work with other faculty and staff members to utilize the ABAC Farm facilities for educational purposes.
* Other duties associated with the advancement of the Department of Agriculture, School of Agriculture & Natural Resources, and ABAC.
The School of Agriculture and Natural Resources includes two departments; Forest Resources and Agriculture. The Department of Forest Resources offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in natural resource management. The Department of Agriculture offers Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science degree programs in Agriculture as well as Environmental Horticulture. Students in all degree programs are highly encouraged to participate in at least one engaged learning opportunity such as internship, mentored research or study abroad. Twenty-five full-time faculty members provide instruction in agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal science, forestry, wildlife and horticulture. School staff members include a senior administrative assistant, an academic & career coordinator, farm manager, golf course superintendent and five technicians. The college’s 200-acre farm and 91-acre, 9-hole golf course provides excellent laboratory experiences for the school’s students. Sixteen student professional organizations are supported by the school to provide extracurricular activities associated with our majors. Position is open until filled.