Assistant Professor of Practice

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Assistant Professor of Practice
Posting Number req18925
Department Animal&Biomedical Sciences-Ins
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Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Address USA
Position Highlights The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (ACBS) in the College of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences (CALES) seeks an outstanding candidate for the faculty position of Assistant Professor of Practice of Race Track Industry Program (RTIP), Non-Tenure Track.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • The duties and responsibilities of this position include teaching (70%), administration of the RTIP (20%) and Service to the university (10%). 
  • The position shares teaching load with the Director of the program. This requires a minimum of 14 units to be taught each academic year which may include a combination of the following courses: ACBS 142: Introduction to Animal Racing Industry, ACBS 342: Organization and Administration of the Racing Department, ACBS 345: Introduction to Animal Racing Laws and Enforcement, ACBS 370: Form and Function of the Equine Athlete, ACBS 433: Advance Racing Laws and Enforcement, ACBS 441: Racing Organization, Structure and Management and ACBS 442: Race Track Business and Financial Management, ACBS 444: Development and Management of Racing Animals, ACBS 497a: RTIP Speakers Series Workshop; ACBS 498b: RTIP Senior Capstone Project and ACBS 493: RTIP Internships. Teaching duties also require keeping the curriculum in all RTIP-specific courses current with industry trends and employers’ needs.
  • The administrative duties for the RTIP include assisting with planning, preparation and conduct of the Global Symposium on Racing; identifying future opportunities both in terms the new delivery of academic programs for students and service projects for the industry: assisting in marketing and recruitment of potential students for the RTIP and support and communication with donors of the RTIP. 
  • Service will include active participation on committees in the department, college, university, and national professional societies as warranted. Service should be equated with citizenship and functioning in a collective setting to effect change that is visionary and results in a positive outcome for faculty, staff, students, and/or constituency in the animal industry. 
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate successfully with a variety of audiences including students, faculty, staff, community members, industry leaders, and philanthropic donors through written, oral, visual, and electronic means.
Minimum Qualifications  
  • Master’s degree in Animal Science, Equine Science or related field; OR alternative to Master’s Degree, at least 10 years of experience in the related teaching subject.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience and demonstrated success in a racing industry related program for at least 10 years.
Rank Assistant
Tenure Information Career-Track (CT)
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Faculty
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $75,000 - $82,000
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Robert Hartman
[email protected]
Open Date 3/1/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply  Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document
Special Instructions to Applicant For your application to be considered complete, please submit:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information of three professional references (upload into Additional Document slot)
  • Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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