The University of Tennessee, Department of Animal Science in Knoxville, TN invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Endowed Associate or Full Professor.
Earned doctoral degree in Animal Science or a closely related field at the time of employment at the University of Tennessee. Has an interest in Precision Beef systems with emphasis on herd health, environmental sustainability, and/or climate resilience. Possesses advanced training or experience in statistics and/or data science. Individual must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, have or be willing to develop a passion for animal science-related research and statistical applications in agriculture. To be considered for the rank of endowed associate or full professor, the candidate must have a proven record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals, successes in obtaining extramural grant and contract funding to support research efforts, a passionate teacher, and effectively mentoring graduate students that are worthy of the respective rank. All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a long-term basis.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
9-month, tenure-track position with 85% Research and 15% Teaching responsibilities
Establish an independent, nationally recognized research program (basic and/or applied) in the area of Precision Beef Systems with emphasis on herd health, environmental sustainability, and/or climate resilience, which would benefit Tennessee, US, and global livestock industries
Form collaborative research partnerships with faculty within and outside the university, especially in association with the new Hickman Precision Agriculture Technology Unit and Precision Livestock Farming Program (https://plf.tennessee.edu/)
Develop an extramurally funded, nationally recognized research program
Be prolific in scholarly publications and presentations
Successfully mentor undergraduate and graduate student research assistants
Teach one graduate level course on Experimental Design (ANSC 571) per year
Participate in other activities of the Department of Animal Science such as committee service and recruitment
Research efforts may integrate any type of experimental data or techniques related to applicant's interests, possibly including sensor development & deployment,
Internal Number: 105480
About University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.