Clinical Assistant Professor in Animal Behavior, Waukesha

  • Carroll University
  • Waukesha, WI
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

 Clinical Assistant Professor in Animal Behavior, Waukesha

General Information
  • Job Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Animal Behavior
  • Location:
    • 100 N East Ave
    • Waukesha, WI, 53186
    • United States
  • Employee Type: Regular Faculty
  • Job Category: College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty
Description: Assistant Professor, Canine Training in the Animal Behavior program

Starting Date: January 1, 2023

Qualifications: Ph.D., D.V.M., or equivalent emphasizing Animal Behavior, Anthrozoology, Human-Animal Interactions, or a related field. Terminal Master's degrees (e.g., MSW, MOT) with appropriate academic and applied background will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with a documented record of excellence in teaching and certification in canine training (e.g., CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, DACVB, CAAB). Interest and experience developing community-based training or consulting programs (undergraduate level) and Integrating Animals into Therapeutic Practice (graduate level, in collaboration with graduate programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Clinical Psychology, or other disciplines) is desired.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach or co-teach some combination of the following courses: The Science of Animal Behavior (with lab); Animal Assisted Interventions; Introduction to Canine Care, Behavior & Training (with lab); Advanced Skills in Canine Management & Training (with lab); Consulting in Animal Behavior (Community-based Practice); and Teaching Animal Training (Community-based Practice) classes. Teaching opportunities in the University's general education curriculum, which has a strong emphasis on culture, are possible. Additional responsibilities may include supervision of Animal Behavior internships, supervision of campus puppy raising programs for service dog training organizations, coordination and support of dog training courses, academic advising, program development, program assessment, and other service to the Animal Behavior Program and the University.

Rank and Salary: Clinical Assistant Professor (60% teaching, 20% scholarship, 20% service). This is a permanent position that is not eligible for tenure. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Department: The Animal Behavior Program is housed within the Department of Life Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences. The interdisciplinary program combines coursework in Biology and Psychology and supports approximately 150 undergraduate majors. The major is growing rapidly and interest in animal training is high at the University and among several community partners. Students and faculty in the department are active in field and laboratory research, study abroad programs, and internships. We have a strong relationship with our local Humane Society. The Department of Life Sciences has a full-time laboratory coordinator. Carroll University has recently completed construction of science teaching and research laboratories on campus as well as at the Prairie Springs Environmental Education Center.

The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness. Carroll offers graduate programs in several Health Science fields as well as in Business, Software Engineering, and Education.

Carroll University is in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3000 full-time and 500 part-time students. The University, though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy as Word or PDF format attachments in an email with the subject line "Faculty Position: Canine Training" to Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and three letters of reference. EOE

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