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in Blacksburg, VA

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$23 per hour
Full-time, Part-time
About this job

Job Description

This is a calendar year, non-tenure track Asst., Assoc., or Full Professor of Practice position in the School of Animal Sciences at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. We are seeking an educator with practical knowledge/experience with livestock. The successful candidate will work cooperatively with faculty and staff members, students, and other programming partners to provide leadership in our animal evaluation/livestock judging programming efforts and other related livestock Extension programs. Responsibilities may include: mentoring students and advising activities, recruitment, fund raising, expanding internship opportunities, coordination and teaching animal production courses, and help organize youth and adult Extension programming events. Additional responsibilities will be based on the interests of the successful candidate and departmental needs.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Animal Sciences; Demonstrated experience in teaching; Strong background in livestock production systems, livestock evaluation, and the use of evaluation in livestock marketing; .Ability to work and communicate successfully with youth, undergraduate students, extension agents and volunteers, as well as with livestock industry clientele, in delivering programs is critical.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience coaching judging teams

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

01/10/2023 (or until a suitable candidate is found)

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight , a , a college, , and . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous and . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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