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Department of Poultry Science Opportunities
The following positions are currently available within the Department of Poultry Science.
Food quality and safety is of critical importance to large- and small-scale poultry producers. This faculty member will develop programs to disseminate information, provide educational training opportunities for stakeholders, and conduct applied research to assist small flock and niche producers, as well as the commercial poultry industry, with challenges related to quality and safety of poultry products. Topics could include but are not limited to post-harvest food safety/pathogen interventions, product quality, meat yield, novel value-added consumer products, and muscle myopathies such as green muscle or wooden breast. Extension outreach could include, but is not limited to, processing workshops, trainings, publications, manuals, and certification programs in areas such as HAACP and best management practices for processing sanitation and food safety. The faculty member will also be expected to conduct an applied research program to support their outreach programs. Extension Specialists serve as subject matter experts and use their expertise to fulfill the mission of the Agency, providing support to the Extension network at the county, district, region, and state levels. Extension Specialists both individually and in team settings plan, coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate curricula extension education programs, and educational resources. Additionally, they are expected to perform scholarly work including, but not limited to, applied research related to their subject matter area.