The Prestage Department of Poultry Science is one of only six land-grant academic departments in the U.S. dedicated to poultry science. We produce nearly a third of all poultry science graduates. Our complete career-preparation pipeline - with abundant scholarship opportunities and a 95% job placement rate - ensures that our graduates go out into the world ready to make real impact. Poultry production leads North Carolina's agricultural economy producing almost 10% of the nation's product. Those 800 million broilers, 36 million turkeys and 3 billion eggs bring in $3.9 billion a year. And our department is front and center, fueling innovation and producing its next generation of leaders.
The Prestage Department is seeking a Poultry & Egg Processing and Extension Specialist for Poultry Integrated Systems. This position will be at Assistant Professor rank.
The key duties of this job are to develop an extension (60%), research (30%), and teaching (10%) program consistent with the needs of the NC commercial poultry industry in the area of poultry & egg processing and with the individual's area(s) of expertise. The expectation is to provide expertise related to improving the processing of poultry and eggs associated with integrated poultry production. The faculty member will create a program related to muscle and egg processing industry. The successful candidate is also expected to work collaboratively to address preharvest and postharvest challenges and opportunities in the poultry and egg processing areana. This faculty member will also address State and Federal rules and regulations governing the processing of poultry meat and eggs.
The recruitment, hiring, and retention of a diverse workforce are essential to the university's pursuit of continued excellence and in keeping with its core mission and values. We are seeking candidates from a broad diversity of backgrounds and experiences. The selected candidate will be expected to promote a culture that is welcoming and inclusive of all groups.
Other Responsibilities: The faculty member is expected to secure extramural funding to support extension/outreach and research activities, and collaborate with other departmental and University faculty to generate a multidisciplinary program. The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and /or graduate level. They will also be responsible for mentoring, advising, and directing graduate students. This faculty member will work closely with the national University faculty. Extension field faculty, agribusiness colleagues, commodity associations, and representatives of government agencies.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in integrated poultry and egg processing. Extension experience. Record of securing extramural funding. Undergraduate or graduate teaching experience. Publications relating to the position description. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulatory knowledge or experience.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills to convey scientific information to broad and diverse audiences.
Must demonstrate the ability to obtain extramural funding.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
Internal Number: PG191043EP
About North Carolina State University
The Prestage Department of Poultry Science is seeking a Poultry & Egg Processing and Extension Specialist for Poultry Integrated Systems. This position will be at the Assistant Professor rank. The production of broilers, turkeys, and eggs collectively make up the largest sector (41.8% or over $5 billion) of North Carolina's total farm income. The NC poultry industry produces over 126,933 jobs and is estimated to contribute $36.6 billion to the state GDP.
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