Assistant Professor in Physiological Genomics
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Animal Science Department
The University of Tennessee, Department of Animal Science in Knoxville, TN invites applications for a full-time, 12 month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Salary and rank are commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.
Position Responsibilities: 60% AgResearch and 40% Teaching
Responsibilities and Expectations:
- Establish an independent translational or basic research program that utilizes current
- Develop an extramurally-funded AgResearch program (e.g., grants & contracts)
- Author and publish scholarly, peer-reviewed original research articles
- Mentor MS and PhD students; mentoring/advising of undergraduate students
- Teach core undergraduate courses in Animal Anatomy and Physiology including ANSC 220
- Communicate using effective oral and written communication skills
- Participate in other activities of the Department of Animal Science and Institute of Agriculture, such as committee service and student recruitment
Requirements: Earned doctoral degree in Animal Science, Nutrition, Physiology or a closely related field and significant experience with genomics.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally/internationally recognized research program in an area with relevance to production agriculture.
Record of scholarly activity, documented by publications in peer-reviewed journals is essential.
Post-doctoral experience is desirable but not required. All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a long-term basis.
Review of applications will commence December 15, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Applicants should submit in a single pdf a letter of application, statements describing their AgResearch and Teaching interests, official transcripts, names and addresses of at least three individuals that are willing to serve as references, and a detailed curriculum vitae highlighting education, relevant experience, qualifications, grant and contract activities and publications to Shelley Johnson at email@example.com.
Please direct questions to Dr. Brynn Voy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (865) 974-4729 or Dr. Phillip Myer at email@example.com or (865) 974-3184. Drs. Brynn Voy and Phillip Myer, Search Committee Co-Chairs Attention: Shelley Johnson, Administrative Specialist
The University of Tennessee Department of Animal Science 2506 River Drive Knoxville, TN 37996-4574
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