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From: Faye Watson [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2005 8:29 AM
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Subject: Position announcments for the week of Oct. 3, 2005

Kansas State University
Research Assistant/Laboratory Manager – Kansas Artificial Breeding Services Unit – Department of Animal Sciences and Industry - Full time, 12 months per year, non-tenure track, term position. B.S. in Animal Science or related field is required - M.S. preferred. Successful candidate will collect, process, and grade semen and coordinate all laboratory activities. Frequent overnight travel required. View complete position announcement and application instructions at: http://www.asi.ksu.edu/positions. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Paid for by Kansas State University


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- FACULTY POSITION
FOOD PROCESSING and PACKAGING
Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Food Science in Food Processing and Packaging.

LOCATION: Department of Food Science, 2650 North Young Avenue, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72704. (www.foodscience.uark.edu)

APPOINTMENT AND SALARY: Assistant Professor (full-time appointment, non-tenure track). Salary with University of Arkansas benefits will be nationally competitive and commensurate with experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in food science, food engineering or closely related discipline with a strong commitment to research, teaching and service. Applicants should have advanced training and research experience with emerging and traditional food processing and preservation technologies and food packaging. An aptitude for writing grants and research reports along with strong English communication skills and teaching abilities are required. The applicant must show evidence of being highly motivated and effective in educating students. Interest to work with food industry clientele, the Institute of Food Science and Engineering, and other scientists through multidisciplinary projects is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities involve contributions to Food Science through effective research, teaching and service. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses with emphasis on food processing and packaging. Directing undergraduate research projects and graduate thesis/dissertation programs and assisting with internships will be responsibilities of the incumbent. The selected applicant will be responsible for developing a nationally recognized research program with focus on food processing and packaging associated with aspects such as innovations involving new technologies, product development, quality improvement, nutritive value and/or market-life. The research program must include both applied and fundamental research. Effective collaboration with food and allied industries, cooperative extension specialists and research scientists will be important. The successful candidate will be expected to secure extramural research funding from federal and state agencies, research consortia and/or industry.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 15, 2005 or until suitable candidate is identified.

APPLICATION: Submit application letter that includes description and philosophy of teaching, research and service interests and experience, detailed curriculum vitae including refereed publications and presentations, copies of academic transcripts, and complete contact information for four references to:

Dr. Ron Buescher, Search Committee Chair
University of Arkansas, Department of Food Science
2650 N. Young Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704
Phone: (479) 575-4775;Fax: (479) 575-6936:
Email: [email protected]


The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.


Position Profile: Equine Nutritionist, technical support

Duties: Successful candidate will provide technical nutrition and management support for growing equine feed business; prepare and present informative and educational programs on equine nutrition and new products to a variety of audiences (consumers, marketing personnel, sales personnel, veterinarians, etc); interact with customers in both a group setting and one-on-one basis; attend trade shows, industry meetings, technical symposia; and aid in overseeing formulation maintenance and quality control. Travel will comprise 35 to 40% of the schedule. Must have excellent presentation and personal interaction skills.

Degree: Ph.D. in animal science, nutrition or related field is required. Experience with horses and horse owners is very desirable.

Company: Land O’ Lakes Purina Feed, LLC

Salary: Position will be on a contractual consulting basis initially with later option to move to a permanent appointment.

Contact: Dr. William C. Sadler
VP of Marketing and Business Development
Land O’ Lakes Purina Feed
(314) 317-5117


MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - ANIMAL SCIENCE – RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Posting Date: Sep 27, 2005
Posting Number: ANR-1633

Fixed Term, 12-month basis, 100% time.

DUTIES: Conduct research in a program focused on basic mammary gland biology with application to lactation physiology in dairy cows and animals exposed to varying environments (specifically altered gravity) as well as breast cancer in humans.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) with expertise in Animal Science, Cell and Molecular Biology and/or Bioinformatics preferably with cell culture and molecular biology experience. The post-doc would be expected to perform cell and tissue culture, microarrays analysis and immunohistochemistry and will develop expertise in bioinformatics.

APPLICATIONS: Due October 11, 2005. Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool is not identified by the deadline. Send cover letter and vita to Dr. Karen Plaut, Chair, Department of Animal Science, 1290 Anthony Hall, Telephone: (517)355-8384. Email: kplaut.msu.edu

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - ANIMAL SCIENCE – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Posting Date: Sep 27, 2005
Posting Number: ANR-1632

Fixed Term, 12-month basis, 80% time.

DUTIES: Conduct research in a program focused on basic mammary gland biology with application to lactation physiology in dairy cows and animals exposed to varying environments (specifically altered gravity), as well as breast cancer in humans.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Ph.D. in animal science, cell and molecular biology or a related discipline, as well as post-doctoral and grant writing experience. Expected to have demonstrated skills in primary and cell culture, immunohistochemistry, cellular and molecular biology.

APPLICATIONS: Due October 11, 2005. Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool is not identified by the deadline. Send cover letter and vita to Dr. Karen Plaut, Chair, Department of Animal Science, 1290 Anthony Hall. Telephone: (517)355-8384.


REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGIST

Position Announcement
Department of Animal Sciences

Position: Tenure-track faculty position in reproductive physiology (majority extension appointment).

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and collaborative extension education program that addresses current and emerging issues in reproductive physiology across the livestock industries, especially the swine industry. Establishing an externally-funded extension and research program will be important. Participation in graduate student education is expected. Developing productive interdepartmental collaborations is also essential. Opportunities for interdisciplinary research exist with many departments and units, as well as with the USDA-ARS Livestock Behavioral Research Unit. The candidate will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the Land Grant University mission in research, extension, and teaching. Opportunities for teaching undergraduate and (or) graduate level courses are available.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor (academic year appointment). Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Summer salary support may also be available.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in animal sciences or a related area with the emphasis in reproductive physiology. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. The ability to work as part of a team and the ability to interact with students, government agencies, livestock industry, commodity groups, media and the general public are essential. Candidates with experience or the desire to develop international dimensions of the discipline are encouraged to apply.

Applications: Review of applications will begin November 10, 2005, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application, statements describing their educational philosophy and research interests, official transcripts, names and contact information of three individuals that can serve as references, and a detailed curriculum vita that includes education, experience, additional qualifications, and publication list to:

Alan L. Grant, Professor & Head
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054
Phone: (765) 494-4808 Fax (765) 494-9346
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.ansc.purdue.edu

Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer


S. Faye Cotton Watson
Administrative Assistant III
Michigan State University
Department of Animal Science
1290 Anthony Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1225
(517) 353-3174
(517) 353-1699 (fax)
 

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