​Position Announcement

Assistant Professor: Tenure-track faculty position (academic year) in Animal Breeding and Genomics with an emphasis in research (primary) and teaching (secondary). The successful candidate will develop a national and internationally recognized program that elucidates and applies quantitative genetics and genomics methods to improve relevant traits in livestock and/or poultry. Areas of expertise should include, but are not limited to, applied, theoretical, and computational approaches to animal breeding, genomic selection, population genetics, mixed model methodology, and livestock data science. The successful candidate will use quantitative genetic and genomic methods to improve the understanding of biological mechanisms underlying phenotypic variability in livestock productive efficiency, animal product quality, reproductive performance, animal health and well-being, and environmental efficiency, enabling the optimal implementation of livestock genetic improvement programs through interaction with the public and private sectors. Learn more and apply for the position here: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=16810&company=purdueuniv


Assistant Meat Lab Manager: The Assistant Meat Lab Manager will be responsible for fulfilling the research, teaching, and outreach activities of the Department. In addition, this individual will have responsibilities for the day-to-day operations of the Purdue Meat Laboratory. Additional duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Harvesting, Fabrication, processing, distribution, and retailing of meat products
  • Assisting with research projects, extension programs, and teaching activities
  • Performing, creating, documenting, and maintaining operational employee and food safety system
  • Fulfilling USDA (FSIS)/State inspection, HACCP, and SSOP requirements
  • Performing, assisting, and guiding in the Humane Handling of Livestock, Harvesting of Livestock and Poultry, as well as the Carcass Fabrication, Processing, and Sanitation Activities with the Land O'Lakes Center
  • Operating and maintaining all equipment, tools, and facilities with the Land O'Lakes Center
  • Assisting in the training and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Maintaining a clean and safe facility
  • Operation and maintenance of specialized equipment
    Apply for the position here:  https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Assistant-Meat-Lab-Manager-IN-47906/813074000/

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