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UVM seeks Department Chair for Animal Science

The University of Vermont seeks a Chair for the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, with an academic appointment as Associate or Full Professor, to begin July 1, 2015. Candidates must have a doctorate degree in animal or veterinary science or related discipline, evidence a record of superior scholarly achievement and teaching meriting a tenured appointment, and be a leader with the administrative skills to motivate students, faculty, and staff. Candidates must be willing to develop a strong working relationship with the animal industry in Vermont and farther afield. More info...

What is Animal Science?

Students holding an alpacaIt is that aspect of Biology that deals with domestic animals. When studying Animal Science, students, with assistance from faculty advisors, develop individualized programs that lead to rewarding careers in a wide variety of occupations. These programs apply to farm, laboratory, zoo, and companion animals; their interaction with human society; and the contribution of animal products, such as milk and meat, to the world food supply. We provide the opportunity to obtain a meaningful Bachelor of Science degree that will serve the individual well in the future. Students in Animal Science may develop a program of study under one of four available options; pre-veterinary, equine, dairy, or general animal science. Read more about our Animal Science options.
 

Alpaca course in Ecuador

This video includes Alpaca behaviors that a student was able to capture on video while on UVM's Alpaca Husbandry Bootcamp trip. According to Sam Frawley, this is not even close to a conclusive list of behaviors, but simply shows a glimpse into some of their regular activity.

Pre-veterinary Student

ASCI Majors

Students in Animal Science may develop a program of study under one of four available options:

  • Pre-Veterinary Science
  • Equine Science
  • General Animal Science
  • Dairy Production

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