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Company:
University of the Virgin Islands
Division:
School of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station
City:
St. Croix
State:
U.S. Virgin Islands
Country:
USA
Posted: 08/18/2022
Research Assistant Professor of Animal Science
Salary: $70,150 - $75,000

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant Professor of Animal Science at the Agricultural Experiment Station. This position requires a Ph.D. in Animal Science and is 80% Research and 20% Extension. Knowledge and experience in animal physiology, livestock management, animal health, parasitology, animal nutrition and genetics. The successful candidate will conduct research on small ruminant livestock under tropical conditions, collect and analyzes data. Write research grant proposals to obtain extramural funding, establish and maintain research facilities, write peer-reviewed journal articles. Present research results at regional, national and international conferences. Supervise and guide staff and mentor students in research endeavors. Develop and implement Extension educational and outreach programs based on locally identified needs in animal science with a focus on being economically feasible, resource-conserving, and environmentally compatible. Provide the latest research-based animal science information in a customer-friendly manner to clientele. Create animal science training materials and Extension publications. Develop grant-funded projects to enhance/expand animal science educational programs. Build collaborations among diverse groups and individuals to solve community problems. Serve as a source of expertise in the community for animal science subject matter areas. Assist livestock producers to develop sustainable and profitable enterprises. For further information: University of the Virgin Islands Applicant Portal | Research Assistant Professor of Animal Science (uvi.edu)