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Poultry/Avian Scientist (Assistant/Associate Professor)
The University of Georgia

Date Posted Feb. 11, 2019
Title Poultry/Avian Scientist (Assistant/Associate Professor)
University The University of Georgia
Athens, GA, United States
Department The Department of Poultry Science
Application Deadline Apr. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Poultry Science

The University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

The Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia invites applications for an academic year (9-month) tenured or tenure-track faculty position. The position is a Poultry/Avian Scientist which may be filled at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor as qualifications of the candidate dictate. The position will have a research (75%) and instruction (25%) appointment. Successful applicants will be expected to establish innovative, nationally-recognized research and teaching programs that complement existing disciplines and faculty within the department. Potential research foci for either position could include, but are not limited to developmental embryology, welfare neurobiology/stress physiology, ethology, muscle biology, and/or parasitology.

The successful candidate will be expected to obtain extramural funding related to their research and/or teaching interests, and to develop strong graduate programs that produces leaders and innovators that advance subsequent poultry/avian science research, education and poultry sector innovation. Teaching responsibilities could include departmental undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of the candidate’s expertise. Applicant screening will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by April 1, 2019; however, screening will continue until the position is filled.

  • 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Todd Applegate
    The Department of Poultry Science
    The University of Georgia
    110 Cedar Street
    Athens, GA 30602
  • 706-542-1337
  • 706-542-1827


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