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Prestage Endowed Professor
North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina
Date Posted 01/21/2022
Faculty-Engineering-Other Engineering
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details
Posting Number PG191470EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Prestage Endowed Professor
Anticipated Hiring Range $116,250 -$158,530
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department Prestage Department of Poultry Science
About the Department
The main purpose of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science is to support the North Carolina poultry industry and community through extension, research, and teaching activities. Poultry is the largest income-producing commodity in the state and the Prestage Department of Poultry Science works together with different producers, commodity organizations, allied industries, and other state agencies in educating students and the public, and in distributing information gleaned from research and extension activities at the university level. The Department educates and conducts research and extension projects related to physiology, biotechnology, microbiology, immunology, nutrition, toxicology, animal well-being, and management with the ultimate goal of improving the production and wholesomeness of poultry as a food product.
Essential Job Duties
The successful candidate will have a record of accomplishment, which includes extramural funding, publications, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The candidate will work closely with the commercial turkey industry as well as interact with other departmental and University faculty, NC cooperative extension service faculty, agribusiness colleagues, and representatives of government agencies.
The key duties are to develop a research and outreach program consistent with the needs of the North Carolina commercial turkey industry in the areas of health/well-being, disease prevention, physiology, microbiology, parasitology and/or immunology, consistent with the individual’s area of expertise. Secure extramural funding to support research and outreach programs. Collaborate with other departmental and University faculty to generate multidisciplinary research. 
The successful candidate will develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and mentor and direct graduate students.  Courses may be included as a part of both the NC State Agricultural Institute Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Livestock and Poultry Management (LPM) program as well the Bachelors of Science in Poultry Science.
NC State is diverse because it is a community of individuals from varied backgrounds and demographic categories; it encourages, accepts and values a diversity of people and ideas; it seeks to promote an environment where equity, respect and understanding represent the norm in the campus climate; and, it seeks to prepare entrepreneurs who are effective citizens of a global community.   The selected candidate will contribute to an environment that is welcoming and inclusive for all.
Other Responsibilities
This position supports the NCSU-CALS Food Animal Initiative. North Carolina is a recognized leader in food animal production. Agriculture contributes $84 billion to the state’s economy and generates 663,200 jobs. More than 68% stems directly from food­ animal systems. Even more if you factor in offshore marine fisheries and plant-based agribusiness that supplies feedstock. 
We can help North Carolina become the world leader in food animal sciences by coordinating new research with existing proven infrastructure. GALS has partnered with the College of Veterinary Medicine to lead this transformative initiative, and as it grows, we will enlist the support of our partners at NC State, other land grant universities, government, and industry.

Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D., PhD/DVM , or equivalent degree in Poultry Science, Animal Science and/or Health/Well-being, Physiology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Immunology, or related field with emphasis on Poultry Science or related species . 
The rank of Associate Professor will be considered if the successful candidate meets the qualifications and has tenure.
Other Required Qualifications
Appointee will possess a strong commitment to collaborative approaches to research and will participate in the academic missions of the department, including undergraduate/graduate teaching, advising, and mentoring students and postdoctoral fellows.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge and practical experience in one or more of the following area’s health, behavior, sustainability, disease prevention, nutrition, physiology, microbiology, parasitology, and/or immunology.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No

Job Open Date 01/19/2022
Anticipated Close Date Open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach a Cover Letter, CV, and the contact information for three (3) professional references.

Position Number 00104085
Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0
Appointment 12 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Medical Emergencies
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 111901 - Poultry Science
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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