TheDepartments of Family & Consumer Sciences and Animal and Range Sciences/Extension Animal Sciences & Natural Resources at New Mexico State University is seeking to fill a 12 month, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The tenure department will be housed in the FCSC department. This position will include teaching responsibilities that support the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in FCSC and ANRS. The teaching needs include two courses for FCSC and two courses in ANRS which will address curriculum gaps for both the Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology in FCSC and Animal Science Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in the ANRS department. Extension responsibilities will include the development of a dynamic program providing science-based education/training and technical support for meat and poultry packers/processors, livestock producers, and allied industries across the state of New Mexico. The administrative responsibilities will be tied to the overall management of the Food Science Laboratory including animal harvest and processing, interaction with stakeholders and community.
Application must be submitted online by: 3/1/2022. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/. Posting # 2100173F.
NMSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Minimum qualifications include: 1) an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Food or Animal Science with an emphasis in meat science or related discipline, at the time employment begins, 2) documented experience and training in research tools of meat science to meat production, 3) documented evidence of management of meat science laboratories and 4) knowledge about food processing equipment (e.g., pasteurizers, extruders, fillers, freeze-drying, smokers, etc.). Documented evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. Demonstrated Grant writing abilities as lead investigator or as part of grant-funded projects.
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.