The Department of Animal & Range Sciences at New Mexico State University announces an opening for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Animal Science in Rumen Microbiology. The Department seeks a broadly-trained Animal Scientist with an emphasis in rumen microbiology for this Tenure Track, 9-month position. The appointment will be research (54%) and teaching (46%) that includes annual teaching responsibilities in the Food Science and Technology Program, which is housed in the College’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. While this position has responsibilities in both departments, the tenure home and majority assignment will be in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences. The successful applicant will develop a technologically innovative research program focusing on gut health and the animal microbiome, oriented toward improving animal health, performance, food-safety, and minimizing the environmental impact of New Mexico’s animal industries. Teaching will be at the undergraduate and graduate levels, focused on providing a rich learning experience to students.
Application must be submitted online by: 11/15/2019. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/ Posting # 1900498F.
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
A Ph.D. in animal or veterinary microbiology, microbiome science, ruminant gut health/physiology, or another closely related field is required.
About New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.