New Job Announcements at the University of Wisconsin at Platteville

Position: Assistant Professor – Ruminant Nutrition

Description
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, School of Agriculture is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor specializing in Ruminant Nutrition.  This is a nine-month basis (academic year), tenure-track position.  This position will be funded by the Dairy Innovation Hub. This position is 70% research and outreach and 30% teaching. The tenure home of this faculty position will be in the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an impactful research program that supports Wisconsin dairy producers, livestock nutritionists, farm consultants, and veterinarians by providing leadership and translational research that is focused on ruminant nutrition across multiple species for the efficient, profitable, and environmentally sustainable production of milk and other dairy products. 

It is expected that this person will develop an independent, externally-funded and internationally recognized research program in dairy nutrition and management that will be integrated with their teaching and outreach efforts.  The new faculty will be expected to secure funding from competitive federal programs and industry partners.

The position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university services as appropriate to the position and rank.

Application Instructions
Applications are required to be submitted electronically via the UW-Platteville careers portal.

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by March 22, 2020.


Position: Agricultural Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Technology Management

Description
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, School of Agriculture and Department of Industrial Studies are looking for a dynamic full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Agricultural Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Technology Management. Teaching responsibilities may include—but are not limited to: introductory agriculture engineering, engine & tractor systems, electrical applications in agriculture, soil & water conservation engineering, machinery engineering, materials handling, structures & environmental control, manufacturing processes, drafting, quality assurance, production planning, industrial safety, and other topics as assigned.

Application Instructions
Applications are required to be submitted electronically via the UW-Platteville careers portal.

For more information on this position, as well as the other open opportunities, please visit the NACTA Position Announcement page here.