To conduct research in the areas described above that will be published in quality journals. Expectation of procuring extramural funding. Planning and conducting, interdependently, research projects. Laboratory management. Handling of animals. Analysis of gut morphometric, blood and tissue composition, advanced genomics, and data. Conducting immune function assays. Presentations of abstracts and data collections, as well as manuscript preparation.
PhD in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, or related fields, and at least 4 years of research experience concerning the in ovo injection of vitamins in broilers. Research experience of the applicant must include an associated publication/presentation record of the data from their research.
Expertise in avian immunology, egg incubation management and in ovo nutrition research.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Prior knowledge in research and grant writing skills. Communication, creative leadership, congeniality, and the ability to work cooperatively among a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, industry and agency groups is essential in our department and university.
Application must be submitted online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu. Applicants should submit the following documents: i) curriculum vitae (including statement of current position and responsibilities); ii)academic transcripts; iii) cover letter expressing applicant's interests and qualifications; and iv) three letters of reference. Screening of applications is expected to begin immediately. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Any social numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.
Position contingent upon funding availability.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 500259
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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