Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: The Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia invites applications for an academic year (9-month) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank with a research (75%) and instruction (25%) appointment in poultry nutrition. The successful applicant will be expected to develop innovative and successful teaching and research programs and pursue extramural funding related to research and/or teaching through interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research program with UGA College of Engineering and other potential collaborators at UGA and other institutions. The individual selected for this position will be expected to develop a contemporary program in poultry nutrition. Potential research foci could include, but are not limited to, nutrient interactions, metabolism, energy partitioning, feed ingredients, nutrient requirements and feed milling technology. The successful applicant must develop a strong graduate training program. Teaching responsibilities may include departmental undergraduate courses such as poultry production and, at graduate level, bioenergetics and amino acids. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land/sea grant institution located 90 miles northeast of Atlanta. The Department of Poultry Science has exceptional research and live bird facilities, including a hatchery, feed mill, and pilot-scale poultry processing facility. Excellent opportunities for collaboration exist within the department and across the University of Georgia with units such as ecology, forestry, and veterinary and biomedical sciences, as well as local USDA and EPA scientists. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in poultry science or a nutrition related field no later than December 2017.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated granstsmanship, research and teaching experience (1 or more years) is preferred.
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track
Employee Percentage: 100
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area