Tenure/Tenure Eligible Assistant/Associate/Professor (Multiple Positions)

University of Arizona

Tenure/Tenure Eligible Assistant/Associate/Professor (Multiple Positions)

  • Institution: University of Arizona
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Oro Valley, AZ US
  • Website: vetmed.arizona.edu
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Tenure/Tenure Eligible Assistant/Associate/Professor (Multiple Positions)

  • University of Arizona | Oro Valley, AZ US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: August 20, 2022
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Job TitleTenure/Tenure Eligible Assistant/Associate/Professor (Multiple Positions)

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Oro Valley, AZ US

Deadline August 20, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Mikayla Michael-Morales

Department -

Email Mikaylamichael@arizona.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit arizona.csod.com.

The University of Arizona’s College of Veterinary Medicine (UA-CVM) invites applications for three full-time, research-focused, tenure-track positions (open-rank) in the area of human-animal interaction, with a focus on domestic species. Areas of interest include but are not limited to the human-animal bond, animal-assisted interventions and therapies, the psychology and biology of interspecies interactions, and domestic animal behavior, cognition, and welfare. The successful candidates are expected to develop highly visible and extramurally funded research programs, and to provide student mentoring and training in their areas of expertise. Strong preference will be given to candidates whose research involves quantitative methods for data analysis and interpretation.The UA-CVM has the unprecedented opportunity to transform veterinary research and training on the human-animal bond and aims to become an international leader in this area. The UA-CVM veterinary medical curriculum is built on an inclusive, evidence-based pedagogy with the goal of graduating “day-one-ready” veterinarians trained in lifelong learning and prepared to excel in diverse career trajectories. Exploring the broad areas of science underlying the human-animal bond aligns with the UA-CVM mission and will equip our graduates with innovative approaches to client communication and the ability to facilitate the development and maintenance of mutually beneficial human-animal relationships. The successful candidate will play an integral role in developing the UA-CVM research program on the human-animal bond and developing connections between the University of Arizona and animal organizations in the local community. Candidates will be expected to contribute to research training for students in both DVM and Ph.D. programs.

Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain rigorous and extramurally funded research programs related to human-animal interaction and to help establish the University of Arizona as an international leader in this arena. Candidates will be expected to develop connections between the University of Arizona and animal organizations in the local community and to contribute to the growth of an interdisciplinary community of scholars within UA, focusing on human-animal interaction. The successful candidates will also contribute to research training and mentoring of DVM and Ph.D. students, in their areas of expertise.  In addition to core responsibilities related to research (a minimum of 65% effort will be devoted to research), candidates will also be expected to engage in service to the University and will have opportunities to contribute to teaching in their areas of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. or other terminal degree with established expertise in Human-Animal Interaction research.

Preferred Qualifications
History of extramural funding and strong publication record.

Tenure Information
Tenure Track (T/TE)

Work Calendar

Benefits Eligible
Yes – Full Benefits

Rate of Pay
Depends on Experience

Type of criminal background check required:
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies – 3

Open Until Filled

Documents Needed to Apply
Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Four Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant
Please provide the following additional documents:

• Statement of Research
• Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence – In the statement we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at the University of Arizona. There are many ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.
• PDFs of three representative publications
• Reference requirements: 3-5 required (contact information only)

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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