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Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science in Livestock Microbiome
New Mexico State University

Date Posted Sep. 16, 2023
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science in Livestock Microbiome
University New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM, United States
Department Animal & Range Sciences
Application Deadline Oct. 17, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Animal Science

New Mexico State University (NMSU) Department of Animal & Range Sciences seeks a 12 month Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science in Livestock Microbiome. This position will be located at the Clayton Livestock Research Center located in Clayton, NM. The appointment will be research (75%) and teaching (25%) that includes annual remote teaching responsibilities in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences. The successful applicant will develop an innovative research program including but not limited to beef cattle as related and affected by gut health and the animal microbiome oriented toward improving animal health, performance, food-safety, and minimizing the environmental impact of New Mexico’s animal industries. Postdoctoral experience in a related field is highly desired. Excellent communication skills appropriate for technical and non-technical audiences; demonstrated track record of collaborative research, including seeking and acquiring external funding and publishing in peer-reviewed journals; experience managing student research projects and training students in research; demonstrated interest in, and experience with, innovative teaching modalities.

A Ph.D. in animal or veterinary microbiology, microbiome science, ruminant gut health/physiology, or another closely related field is required by the date of hire; strong potential for, or established record of effectiveness in, teaching, research, and public service; and interest in developing projects of relevance to agricultural stakeholders is required.

Application must be submitted online by: 10/17/2023.  For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit:

NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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