The Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia is seeking applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Poultry Science. The position is a nine-month academic-year tenure track position with a 75% Extension and 25% Research appointment, with a guarantee of two months of summer salary. Successful applicants will be expected to establish innovative, nationally-recognized Extension and applied research programs that complement existing disciplines and faculty within the department. Potential Extension/research foci for the position could include: poultry food safety/processing, incubation/ hatchery, nutrition, and poultry production systems. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain extramural funding related to their Extension and/or research interests that advance subsequent poultry/avian science research, education and poultry sector innovation. Additional duties include Extension youth activities, undergraduate and graduate student mentorship, and student recruitment. The incumbent will collaborate and work cooperatively with other scientists, county faculty, and industry clientele as well as have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
The position will be located at the University of Georgia Campus in Athens, Georgia. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a preeminent Land Grant institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta with excellent opportunities for collaboration with faculty that have diverse research interests. The Department of Poultry Science has exceptional research and live bird facilities, including a hatchery, feed mill, and pilot-scale poultry processing facility. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the department and across the University of Georgia with units such as ecology, engineering, veterinary and biomedical sciences, poultry health and diagnostics as well as local USDA scientists
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution. 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.
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