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Position Title: Assistant Professor Poultry Science
Part/Full:Full Time

Tenure-Track Faculty Position 9 month academic appointment
Position Number: 103179
Description: Assistant Professor (tenure-track). This position has a 70% Extension/15% Research/15%Teaching appointment.
Responsibilities: The Department of Animal and Avian Sciences is seeking an individual to provide leadership in Extension activities and applied research to benefit the poultry industry in Maryland, which is the largest agricultural industry in the State. The successful candidate will be expected to lead poultry Extension efforts in the State and to work closely with the poultry industry. The candidate will be expected to maintain an extramurally funded extension and applied research program, and ample opportunities exist for intra-departmental collaboration with current faculty members ( The applied research program is open to any discipline within poultry science, including nutrition, management, welfare, genetics and physiology. Poultry facilities to support a research program are operated by the Department and by the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station (
Teaching responsibilities include instruction of Commercial Poultry Management at the undergraduate level every other year and the training and mentoring of graduate students. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with a diverse range of clientele are especially encouraged to apply. The Department of Animal and Avian Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community, and currently has 21 faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Further information about our Department can be found at Any questions can be sent to Dr. Tom Porter
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a doctorate in Poultry Science or a related discipline and experience in applied aspects of poultry science. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated success in Extension programing and clear prospects for extramural funding.
Salary & Benefits: The University offers a comprehensive benefits package. The position is a full time 9-month academic year appointment. The opportunity exists to supplement salary through summer salary support from extramural funding.
Applications: All interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted through eTerp2 at Completed applications must have a letter of application addressed to Dr. Tom Porter, Search Chair, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland. The position must be indicated in the application letter as the Poultry Science position. Applications must include a description of research and teaching accomplishments and proposed research program, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, and contact information for three professional references. The request for professional letters of reference will be generated by the eTerp2 system. Letters of reference must be submitted through eTerp2 prior to review of applications.
Closing Date: For best consideration, applications will be accepted until November 28, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Company/Institution:University of Maryland
City, State:College Park, MD
Zip Code:20742

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