External Positions

The positions below are posted here as a courtesy to employers external to the Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota.

Assistant Professor for Dairy Nutrition, Production, and Management
Washington State University

Summary of Duties: The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (60%) and maintaining a high quality research program (40%). The primary teaching responsibility is within the undergraduate program with an emphasis in nutrition and dairy production and management as well as courses matching the expertise of the candidate. The development and delivery of graduate level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and contribution to other courses as requested is also expected. In addition, the candidate is expected to coach the Dairy Challenge team. The area of research will be focused on addressing critical issues in dairy nutrition, which may include fundamental areas such as nutrigenomics, nutrition and immune function, and gastrointestinal microbial metabolism, or applied studies on nutritional management of dairy cows (e.g. food safety, data mining from robotic milking and other sensors, water use, precision nutrition). Departmental research resources include the Knott Dairy Center, feed plant, meats laboratory, feedlot and beef cow herd, a laboratory animal facility, and modern laboratory and teaching space.

Required Qualifications: Position requires a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in animal or dairy science with a strong record of publication and academic accomplishment. Postdoctoral training and/or equivalent experience (minimum 1 year). Demonstrated knowledge, experience and interest in dairy cow nutrition and management and the dairy industry. Proven expertise and demonstrated desire to teach undergraduate students. Demonstrated potential to establish and maintain an externally funded teaching and research program with a record of peer-reviewed publications. Possess and demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and computer communication skills. Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment. Possess hands-on expertise in livestock systems. Demonstrated commitment to the recruitment, retention, development, and enrichment of a diverse faculty, staff and student community.

More information can be found here: https://ansci.wsu.edu/careers-and-opportunities/assistant-professor-position-128919/

POSTED 5/24/2019

Service/Sales Position Opening
Innovative Liquids

Innovative Liquids LLC is a family owned business that services the Dairy industry with our nutrition products and programs. We believe the success of any dairy and dairy producers are based on making the most successful transition of their cows from dry to lactating. Our mission is to serve and team up with dairy producers, employees, nutritionists and veterinarians to improve the chances of having a successful transition program. We believe that it’s only with their success that we can succeed.

We have a Team of people servicing the Western US and we are opening a position in the Mid-West (Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska). The position involves servicing customers and on a daily basis interacting with cows through collection of urine, blood and feed samples. Further, the position will include troubleshooting problems in transition programs and bringing our knowledge and programs to solve them. The successful candidate will interact with current and potential customers in the field and educate them on the benefits of using our products and services. Additional duties include attending industry events and education seminars that helps support the industry and help us grow as a company.

The position offers a competitive salary and benefits. It requires to live around the IA-MN area ideally or within the territory. Innovative Liquids is a rapidly growing company that has great opportunities to grow personally and professionally. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send us your resume. 

If interested, please reach out to Luis Rodriguez, PhD. 


POSTED 02/07/2019