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Assistant Professor - Animal Genomics

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
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Mar 11, 2024

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Assistant Professor - Animal Genomics

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The Department of Animal Sciences at Auburn University seeks an Assistant Professor Animal Genomics (tenure-track position) with a a 60% research and 40% instruction appointment. This position carries the expectation for excellence in research productivity, scholarship, teaching, and student mentoring commensurate with the land grant mission at Auburn University. Research priorities for this position will focus on the challenges and opportunities in the production of food animals. The research program should emphasize in high-throughput genome analysis, bioinformatics, gene network analysis and/or genetic modification with applications relating to food animal production, health, and/or disease resistance. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program involving interdisciplinary collaboration. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with other scientists within, but not limited to, the Colleges of Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, and/or Human Sciences, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Stations, and industry towards development of an animal genomics program. Teach an undergraduate-level foundation course in animal breeding. Departmental, college, and university committee service is expected.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) Ph.D. in Animal Science, Genetics, or related field;
(2) Documented evidence of individual and/or collaborative research resulting in peer-
reviewed publications; and
(3) The selected individual must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication

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Applications for this position can be made by visiting this link: and attaching the following: 1. Cover letter that represents the applicant experience pertinent to the position responsibilities; 2. Current curriculum vitae; 3. Statement of research interests and accomplishments; and 4. Statement of teaching philosophy. When prompted during the on-line process, please provide names, email addresses and phone numbers for three professional references. Only completed application materials will be considered.

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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