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Position

Research Associate in Animal Production Systems 

AID

 

Department

Southern University Agricultural Center 

Site

Agricultural Research and Extension Center 

Status

Full-time 

Filled

No 

Active

Yes 

ContactName

Andra Johnson 

ContactPhone

(225) 771-2244 

ContactEmail

andra_johnson@suagcenter.com 

Category

Unclassified 

DatePosted

05/13/2019 

DateNeeded

 

Deadline

5/30/2019 11:55 PM 

DateRetired

 

Description

The Research Associate will assist in assuring that farm and animal daily operations continue without any issues (i.e. operation of tractors when needed, managing farm animals, making sure supplies and inventories are always available, making hay, etc.); Organization of bi-weekly grazing project data collection of goats, sheep and cattle; Participation in the collection of samples of other project activities; conducting analysis of animal project samples as well as other project samples, as needed and as instructed; Coordination of work activities when and where appropriate, with the experiment station team, managing and working cooperatively with colleagues in the Livestock Shows and other activities; and ability to demonstrate and explain activities at the experiment station to visitors, students and clientele.

Qualifications

THIS POSITION IS FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Minimal Qualifications:

The candidate must have a minimum of a M.S. degree in Animal Science or nature resource with experience in writing grant proposals, conducting research, developing new methods of analysis and, preparing reports and publications and managing day-to-day function of the farm. The successful candidate will be expected to assist in developing research programs that addresses current and emerging issues animal science. The successful candidate must have a high level of communication skills both orally and graphically.

Interested persons should submit an application, a curriculum vitae, official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and at least three (3) letters of recommendation by June 30, 2019 to:

Andra Johnson, Ph.D.
Office of Research
Fisher Hall, Room 117
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.
 
Southern University and A&M College is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary

Commensurate upon qualifications and experience 
Attachments
Unclassified Application.doc    
Created at 5/13/2019 3:51 PM  by Mikhale Robins 
Last modified at 5/21/2019 11:07 AM  by Mikhale Robins