Poultry Nutritionist

Position ID: 36602
University of Georgia
Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Poultry Science
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00385F
Working Title Poultry Nutritionist
Title Code 55100
Job Summary

The Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia invites applications for an academic year (9-month) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank with a research (75%) and instruction (25%) appointment in poultry nutrition. The successful applicant will be expected to develop innovative and successful teaching and research programs and pursue extramural funding related to research and/or teaching through interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research program with UGA College of Engineering and other potential collaborators at UGA and other institutions. The individual selected for this position will be expected to develop a contemporary program in poultry nutrition. Potential research foci could include, but are not limited to, nutrient interactions, metabolism, energy partitioning, feed ingredients, nutrient requirements and feed milling technology. The successful applicant must develop a strong graduate training program. Teaching responsibilities may include departmental undergraduate courses such as poultry production and, at graduate level, bioenergetics and amino acids.

The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land/sea grant institution located 90 miles northeast of Atlanta. The Department of Poultry Science has exceptional research and live bird facilities, including a hatchery, feed mill, and pilot-scale poultry processing facility. Excellent opportunities for collaboration exist within the department and across the University of Georgia with units such as ecology, forestry, and veterinary and biomedical sciences, as well as local USDA and EPA scientists.
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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in poultry science or a nutrition related field no later than December 2017.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated granstsmanship, research and teaching experience (1 or more years) is preferred.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 07/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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Poultry Science
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Application Deadline: 
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Position Starting Date: 
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

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