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Kansas State University Assistant/Associate Professor Animal Nutrition in Manhattan, Kansas

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\ \ Assistant/Associate Professor Animal Nutrition\ \ Department: 3670010050 Animal Sciences & Industry\ Job no: 516477\ Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: On-site requirement\ Categories: Agriculture, Education / Instructional, Research / Scientific / Grants, Extension Agent / Educator, Animal Sciences / Livestock\ Pay Grade: 001\ \ \ About This Role:\ The Animal Sciences & Industry Department houses the largest undergraduate degree program at Kansas State University in combination with a robust research focus across most primary disciplines and species/products in the animal and food sciences. We are seeking applicants for a 12-month, tenure- track faculty position (60% Teaching, 40% Research) that will be located in Manhattan, KS. The position will be available for either an Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Nutrition with a preference for ruminant nutrition as the sub-discipline. The successful individual will contribute primarily to the department\'s land-grant missions in teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities will be consistent with the successful individual\'s training, interests, and needs of the Department, and expectations include teaching and advising both graduate and undergraduate students. The successful individual is expected to lead a productive research program in animal nutrition and participate in relevant interdisciplinary activities. The department is home to the full array of animal facilities dedicated to research and teaching that are all located in close proximity to campus.\ \ Position Description and Responsibilities: The successful individual will:

  • Teach courses and advise undergraduate and graduate students in Animal Sciences & Industry majors
  • Engage in scholarly activity commensurate with our land-grant mission
  • Develop and lead an externally funded research program in animal nutrition
  • Develop a dynamic graduate research program
  • Support the overall mission of the Department
  • Work in a diverse and multicultural environment by fostering diversity and teamwork

\ Why Join Us:\ Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits{target="blank" rel="noopener"}\ We Support Diversity and Inclusion:\ Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community{target="blank" rel="noopener"}.\ Worksite Options:\ This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.\ \ Visit this link for K-State\'s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.\ \ \ What You\'ll Need to Succeed:\ Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree (at time of employment) in Animal Science or related field with an emphasis in animal nutrition
  • Aptitude and enthusiasm to teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Ability to develop an impactful research program relevant to animal agriculture and train graduate students
  • Commitment to the University\'s land-grant mission

\ Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in ruminant nutrition

Proven record of teaching and scholarly activity consistent with experience level in animal nutrition

Evidence of being a successful team member and leader, including the ability to collaborate with and/or lead a diverse team of colleagues, staff, students, and industry stakeholders

Commitment to the University\'s land-grant mission and the K-State Next-Gen Strategic Plan https://www.k-state.edu/strategic-planning/

Applicability of scholarly activity towards K-State\'s Plan for Economic Prosperity in Kansas