Assistant or Associate Professor of Poultry Parasi

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.


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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or 479-502-9820.Department:POSC | Poultry Sciences


Department's Website: of Job Duties:The successful candidate will develop a nationally competitive, sustainable, and collaborative research program in poultry parasitology and intestinal health that meets the critical research needs of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and its stakeholders in the commercial poultry and allied industries. Areas of specialization could include basic and applied research on the risk factors, epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention, and control of avian coccidiosis, necrotic enteritis, histomoniasis, and other enteric diseases of poultry. The successful candidate will be expected to recruit and supervise graduate students pursuing degrees in Poultry Science, direct undergraduate research, and secure extramural funding from federal, state, commodity, and industry sources. The position will also effectively contribute to the unit's teaching needs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with potential courses addressing poultry enteric health, parasitology, and/or general poultry production. The successful candidate will work in the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science (CEPS), which includes Department of Poultry Science faculty and affiliated Division of Agriculture and USDA-ARS scientists. The CEPS is housed in the John W. Tyson building, a 112,000 square foot laboratory, classroom, and office complex located on the campus of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The CEPS also includes a poultry research farm, a pilot processing plant, feed mill, poultry health and isolation unit, and commercial style research farms for broilers.Qualifications:

A Ph.D. with relevant research experience in poultry intestinal health and parasitology is preferred. An individual whose Ph.D. is in a closely related discipline of intestinal health and parasitology of other species may be considered if the candidate has demonstrated experience in poultry research and/or production. Current students must have completed their Ph.D. degree requirements prior to their starting date.


Salary Information:Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application,... For full info follow application link.


The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3146868

Posted On: Nov 26, 2021

Updated On: Dec 26, 2021