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Beef Cattle Reproductive Physiology & Genomics

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Animal Science Department

Job Title: Beef Cattle Reproductive Physiology & Genomics
Job Location: Knoxville , TN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Agriculture & horticulture
Sciences and technology: other
Veterinary medicine & sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-29
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Beef Cattle Reproductive Physiology & Genomics
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Excellent Opportunities Exist for Individual to

  • Conduct reproductive physiology genomics-based translational research benefiting the Tennessee, US and global beef cattle industry
  • Have an extramurally-funded UTIA research program (e.g., grants & contracts)
  • Create scholarly, peer-reviewed original research articles
  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship within the institute and department, with commodity-specific organizations, and with other entities serving the cattle industry
  • Mentor BS, MS and PhD students
  • Serve as instructor for graduate level courses in the areas of reproductive physiology/endocrinology and beef cattle production
  • Participate in other activities of the Department of Animal Science, Institute of Agriculture, University and Professional Organizations and Societies
  • Support educational efforts of UT Extension Specialists and county-based UT Extension agents by providing research-based information

Job Requirements

Earned doctoral degree in Animal Science or a closely related field with substantial reproductive physiology and genomics based training and significant experience in US beef management systems.

Individual must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, demonstrate a passion for animal science related research and mentoring graduate students, have a substantial record of scholarly activity including but not limited to extramurally-funded research and publications in peer-reviewed journals or demonstrated potential.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US on a long-term basis.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will commence December 15, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Applicants should submit as a single electronic PDF document containing a cover letter, a statement describing their research interests, a statement relaying teaching philosophy and relaying specific interests and experiences with teaching graduate level courses in the area of reproductive physiology and endocrinology, official transcripts per each academic institution attended, names and addresses of at least five individuals willing to serve as a reference, and a detailed curriculum vitae conveying education along with relevant research, teaching and service activities to:

Dr. J. Lannett Edwards Chair of the Search Committee for the Reproductive Physiology Genomics Faculty Position, Professor & Graduate Director,

Department of Animal Science
251 Brehm Animal Science 2506 River Dr.
The University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37996-4588

Phone: 865-946-1011 Email:

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Lannett Edwards as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Dr. Lannett Edwards
The University of Tennessee
251 Brehm Animal Science Bldg
2506 River Drive
Knoxville , TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-7286
Phone: 865-946-1011
Fax: 865-974-7297

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