Position Announcement

Position Announcements

The Poultry Health Specialist role is located within the Indiana State Poultry Association, housed in the Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University. In this role, you will be responsible for performing regulatory compliance duties required for the Indiana National Poultry Improvement Plan and supporting small flock avian health outreach activities. Learn more and apply here.

The Purdue Animal Sciences department is seeking 15 paid student interns to work the 2024 Indiana State Fair (August 2-18) in Indianapolis, IN. To increase the visibility of the department in the state and to educate the general public, the Animal Sciences Department will be setting up “life cycle exhibits” in each of the species’ barns at the State Fair.

The interns would be tasked with animal protection, care, and husbandry during the Fair, while also being responsible for educational programming at the exhibits. Interns would be expected to work in teams, rotating through each of the species’ barns each day and being knowledgeable on the life cycle of each species. Species to be exhibited include horses, sheep, goats, llamas, dairy cattle, beef cattle, swine, and poultry. More information can be found here.

The teaching laboratory coordinator will be responsible for overseeing instructional space for multiple laboratory-based undergraduate courses and managing the multi-media room and equipment within the Department of Animal Sciences. In addition, this position coordinates with instructors to procure, inventory, and maintain laboratory materials, including standard laboratory consumables, custom dissection specimens, and shared instructional equipment. A complete job description and to apply can be found here.