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Official Job Title :
Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Feedlot Management Specialist
University or Organization :
University California, Davis
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Application Deadline :
Apr 15, 2019
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Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Feedlot Management Specialist
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Location :
Davis, CA
Area, Department or Unit :
Animal Science
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Full Time
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Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Start Date:
Nov 01, 2019
Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension Feedlot Management SpecialistDepartment of Animal Science, UC Davis Campus.The Department of Animal Science is seeking applications for a Specialist in Cooperative Extension (CE) in the field of Feedlot Management to be filled at the Assistant rank. The successful candidate will develop an extension education and outreach program that extends Feedlot Management information to various clientele (e.g., commercial feedlot operators, state and federal agencies, beef and sheep producer organizations and individuals, and the general public), including under-represented groups. The successful candidate must possess the ability to conduct original applied research that advances beef or sheep production in the context of feedlot management and sustainability. The successful candidate will bring visibility and leadership to campus- and county-based CE academics and other researchers and educators involved in the study of beef or sheep production. The appointee will be a faculty member of the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis and will be stationed at the Desert Research and Extension Center in Holtville, CA.Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences related to Animal Science, animal nutrition, or another closely related discipline impacting Feedlot Management is required. Demonstrated knowledge and/or background of beef or sheep production systems is required, with knowledge of beef production systems being preferred. The successful candidate must have a record that documents productivity, or potential, in research as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals and the potential to secure extra-mural funding.Appointment Date: This position is available on or after November 1, 2019.Applications: Applications should be submitted on-line at Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, a statement of research interests and goals, a summary or abstract of the Ph.D. dissertation, copies or links to recent relevant publications, and contact information for three references. Additional inquiries should be directed to Dr. James Oltjen (, (530) 752-5650). The position will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by April 15, 2019.UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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