Asst Assoc Professor Animal Science



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Job description

Jefferson City, MO

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a high-impact, nationally recognized research/extension program to address the critical or emergent issues in relevance to the small ruminant industry. Conduct innovative laboratory field research and outreach activities. Write grant proposals for extramural, competitive funding to support research and extension programs. Publish research findings in peer reviewed journals, collaborate with faculty within the University and other institutions, and contribute to relevant professional societies. The incumbent may be required to teach courses relevant to their expertise, supervise graduate students, provide department, college and university service or any other duty as assigned. The position is also expected to work with University’s research farm employees, facility managers, extension educators, producers and industry partners.

Individual is sought with a Ph.D in animal nutrition, animal productions, animal physiology or closely related field. Applicants must have demonstrated ability to conduct quality research and extension activities, publish research articles in peer reviewed journals, and secure extramural funding through grant proposal. Experience of postdoctoral research and teaching is preferred. Background with agricultural experimental design, data management, and bio statistics is highly desirable. Effective oral and written communication skills, and willingness and ability to work in a tech oriented environment with a diverse group of faculty are essential.

How to apply

Please submit the following to Human Resources -Lincoln University, 101 Young Hall PO Box 29, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029 or email to [email protected]

  1. Lincoln University Employment Application
  2. List of 5 references (part of the required LU Application Form)
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  5. Transcripts (may be unofficial, but must provide original transcripts upon hire)

Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Lincoln University (LU) is the United States' first degree-granting historically black university. It is located near the town of Oxford in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The university also hosts a Center for Graduate Studies in the City of Philadelphia. Lincoln University provides undergraduate and graduate coursework to approximately 2,500 students.