Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist
The Department of Animal Science at the University of Minnesota invites qualified applicants to apply for an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, tenure-track (9-month) position with Extension (60%) and Research (40%) responsibilities involving beef production systems. The position is in the Department of Animal Science (http://ansci.umn.edu), College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences (http://www.cfans.umn.edu/ ). The successful candidate is expected to develop independent as well as collaborative research and Extension programs and to recruit and mentor graduate students including those from culturally diverse backgrounds.
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Apply online at: http://employment.umn.edu/ (search for requisition #317569).
Application review begins late July, 2017; position open until filled.
“The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer”
Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health
The Departments of Animal Science and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences are seeking an Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health. This tenure track position has a 75% extension and applied research, and 25% teaching responsibility in the area of poultry science production and management. The successful candidate will function as a member of the Penn State Extension Poultry Team and be a member of the faculty of the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University. Collaboration and cooperation with faculty of the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory and the Veterinary Extension Team of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences also is an important part of this position. The faculty member will serve as the College of Agricultural Sciences “educational point person” for avian health issues and will interface with the poultry and allied industries, government officials, and the general public in this regard. Major extension responsibilities will focus on infectious and non-infectious diseases that pertain to avian health. Responsibilities will include planning, implementing, conducting and evaluating a broad educational program for the broiler, turkey, layer, duck, game-bird, small production units, and embryo industries. Areas of focus could include: the value of rigorous surveillance; the application of early warning criteria; and the early adoption of disease prevention strategies including maintaining effective hygiene and biosecurity procedures and the astute deployment of vaccines. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded, multi-disciplinary, and translational applied research program that addresses problems relevant to avian health, nutrition, housing, environment or management. Another important responsibility of this position is to serve as one of the instructors of AN SC 425/VB SC 425 (Principles of Avian Diseases) on an annual basis.
Master of Food Animal Medicine (MFAM) Program
University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine
The Food Animal Health and Management Program in the Department of Population Health at the University
of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a 19-month non-thesis Master of Food
Animal Medicine (MFAM) graduate degree. The program is designed for veterinarians seeking additional
training in the production livestock industry and will provide instruction in the investigation and evaluation of
livestock disease and production problems in beef and/or dairy herds. The MFAM program involves course
work, clinical field work, a summer externship at a livestock production unit or corporate research facility, and
the design and completion of an original research project. Course work will include epidemiology,
biostatistics, infectious diseases, economics, and clinical study design. A significant portion of the MFAM
student’s time will be spent in veterinary clinical work in the areas of beef and dairy production medicine.
School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a statewide program with local delivery, in collaboration with the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, are seeking a full time Assistant/Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension (100%) in the area of beef cattle herd health and production for California’s extensive beef cattle industry that ranges from cow-calf and stocker operations in our foothill and coastal regions to large feedlots in southern and central California. The candidate will collaborate closely with colleagues in the School, across the University, and within the network of UC Cooperative Extension who work on the health and productivity of beef cattle, pre-harvest food safety and beef quality assurance, and adoption of sustainable livestock production practices. The successful candidate will be in residence at either UC Davis or the Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare, CA.
Michigan State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Assistant/Associate Professor - Cattle Health and Well-Being
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (LCS) at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM) is seeking applicants to fill a tenure track position at the assistant or associate professor level to conduct research and extension activities related to Cattle Health and Well-Being.
Extension Veterinarian, Penn State University
The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking an enthusiastic individual who will conduct cutting-edge, integrated extension and applied research programs as a part of Penn State Extension. We are seeking an individual with expertise in one or more of the following “One-Health” areas: antimicrobial resistance, pre-harvest food safety, feed safety and quality, public health, and zoonotic and/or non-zoonotic diseases of animals.
College of Veterinary Medicine - Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology and Population
Medicine, is soliciting applications for a 3-year residency in Population Medicine, starting July 1, 2016.
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