Position Announcement – Assistant/Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in Poultry Science

 

The Department of Poultry Science at Texas A&M University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in Poultry Science.  This 12-month, non-tenure track position will include extension, teaching, and research responsibilities.  A Doctorate in Poultry Science or closely related field is required.  Experience working with poultry and/or poultry products is preferred.  The successful candidate will be expected to establish and conduct an effective extension education program to communicate pertinent scientific knowledge to poultry producers/processors, regulatory officials, and other related clientele, to publish in peer-reviewed journals, and to actively participate in regional, national and international professional organizations.  The appointee’s applied research program should address industry-related problems concerning poultry egg and meat production and/or food processing and safety, and thus the candidate will need to develop an extramurally funded extension-based research program in appropriate areas.  Possible areas of investigation may include, but are not limited to, poultry nutrition and health, feed manufacturing, breeder or broiler management, poultry housing, food processing, quality and/or safety, and consumer education.  The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Poultry Science, supervise graduate students, participate in youth outreach programs and participate on faculty and industry committees.  Abundant opportunities exist for interaction with many interdisciplinary groups.  Employment with the Texas A&M University System and any of its sponsored programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or educationally unrelated handicaps.  Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are equal opportunity employers.  Texas A&M University strives to have an excellent faculty, student body, learning environment and community that embraces diversity in all its forms. Applicants may apply online for NOV# 07371 athttps://greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189728.  An application should contain: 1) a letter of application which outlines the candidate’s interests related to extension, teaching and research, 2) a current curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three referencesReview of applications will start February 3, 2014 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.  For more information contact Dr. Craig Coufal, Search Committee Chair, at 979-845-4319 or ccoufal@poultry.tamu.edu.

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