vendredi 22 février 2013

Post-Doc: Farm Animal Care and Well-being

Available Starting Date May 2013
The Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University is looking to fill a postdoctoral fellow position to address animal care and well-being within the State of Iowa. This position is expected to begin, May 2013, under the direction of Dr. Anna Johnson.

The successful candidate is expected to take the lead on creating both short and long term research and extension plans. In the first year multiple roles will need to be filled including communication to stakeholders, creation of a web page, grant writing, and writing educational materials.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Animal Science or DVM-MS with a focus in large animal medicine. Qualities being sought would include the candidate being enthusiastic and pro-active, can demonstrate problem solving skills, possess excellent oral and written communication, be a team player and be able to work competently on their own. Previous experience working with farmers and producers, grant writing and having a successful publication record is preferred. This position is offered initially for one year with the possibility to extend the position depending on the performance of the candidate. Starting salary will be $41,000/yr.

Iowa State University is a Land Grant University located on a beautiful 1,984 acre campus. Iowa State University is located 40 miles North of Des Moines, IA. The University of only one of 62 members in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Our diverse community includes 25,553 undergraduates, 4,607 graduate students and 588 professional students.

Applications will be accepted until the right candidate is identified. Please send a letter of intent, C. Vitae and three reference letters to Dr. A. Johnson Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011-3150.
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