External Positions

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

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

Dairy Farm Operations Manager
Washington State University

Summary of Duties: The Dairy Farm Operations Manager is responsible for the management of the Department of Animal Sciences Dairy herd (Knott Dairy Center). The manager is responsible for the planning, timing, and directing of personnel resources and facilities for major milking cow herd and replacement heifer events (calving, breeding, milking, nutrition and feeding, health care, forage utilization, and pasture schedules, milk and livestock sales). This position coordinates resources, time and facility issues, communications and organizational issues to coordinate multiple research, extension , and class usages. Additionally, the manager teaches classes and advises students as assigned by the department chair. The Dairy Farm Operations Manager is an important representative of the Department of Animal Sciences, WSU, and the dairy cattle industry.

Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in zoology, animal science, or closely related field and three (3) years of experience in a laboratory animal care facility which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and progressively responsible animal care experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis. Certification as a Laboratory Animal Technologist may be required within one (1) year of employment.

More information can be found here: https://ansci.wsu.edu/kdc-manager/

POSTED 10/12/2018