Assistant Professor of Poultry Reproductive Physiology

Job description

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleAssistant Professor of Poultry Reproductive PhysiologySalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with experiencePosition Number00000217Work ScheduleMonday - Friday / 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (some evenings and weekends required)Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department111901 - Poultry ScienceDepartmentPoultry ScienceJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The main purpose of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science is to support the North Carolina poultry industry through extension, research, and teaching activities. Poultry is the largest income-producing commodity in the state and the Prestage Department of Poultry Science works together with different producers, commodity organizations, allied industries, and other state agencies in educating and distributing information gleaned from research and extension activities at the university level. The Department conducts research and extension projects in physiology, biotechnology, microbiology, immunology, nutrition, toxicology, genetics, animal well-being, and management with the ultimate goal to improve the production and wholesomeness of poultry as a food product.

Essential Job Duties

The NC State University Prestage Department of Poultry Science is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Poultry Reproductive Physiology. This is a primarily research position (50%) with Extension (30%) and academic teaching (20%) expectations. This faculty position will be expected to establish an extramurally independent funded research program that supports investigations to improve reproductive performance (egg production, fertility, and hatchability); primarily, in broiler breeders but also should include turkey breeders and commercial layer breeders.

This position is expected to work closely with the poultry breeder industries (Broiler, Turkey, and Layer Breeders) to address immediate and long term needs and opportunities. This position will teach courses to include undergraduate and/or graduate level classes related to breeder management, physiology, and/or reproductive endocrinology. This position will advise undergraduate and/or graduate students.

Finally, this position is expected to develop/communicate pertinent scientific knowledge to breeder producers. The individual within this position is also expected to develop education programs including Extension conferences/workshops to address poultry breeder education needs.

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College and University as a whole. Therefore, the successful candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is respectful and welcoming of all groups.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

Ph.D or Ph.D./D.V.M. in poultry science, animal science, or closely related field is required.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please upload the following documents to your application:
1) Cover Letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Contact information for three professional references
4) Research Statement
5) Extension Statement
6) Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Job Open Date06/07/2019Anticipated Closing Date08/30/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have (or will have by date of hire) a Ph.D or Ph.D./D.V.M. in poultry science, animal science, or closely related field is required?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document (1)
  4. Contact Information for References
  5. Research Statement
  6. Brief Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests
Optional Documents




    Diversity Profile: University



    View more

    Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

    Arrow pointing right
    Job No:
    Posted: 7/15/2019
    Application Due: 9/13/2019
    Work Type: