Swine Extension Educator Position Opening

University of Minnesota Extension is recruiting for an Extension Educator, Livestock (Swine) whose audience will be pork producers and other industry professionals.  The successful candidate will provide leadership in delivering state-of-the-art educational programs while working with key collaborators.  The focus of this position will be on pork production systems management.  Consequently, the successful candidate must have the background and ability to address a wide range of disciplines and issues related to swine production.


Job Opening ID:  313760

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree or Ph.D. degree in animal science, agricultural engineering, reproductive physiology, agricultural economics or closely related field or DVM. 

Experience: Designing, conducting, and/or collaborating in research projects; and grant writing and/or revenue development.

Skills/Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, partners and stakeholders are required.

Preferred Qualifications:Two years professional experience, including the graduate study period, in a field related to swine production.  Designing, delivering, and evaluating swine-related educational programs; using technology in an educational programming setting; Previous experience in an Extension/outreach program at a land grant institution.

Review of Applications:  Begins on December 5, 2016; Position will remain open until filled.


To obtain a complete position announcement download from Web at http://z.umn.edu/swineeducatorposition.  Or call (612) 624-3717.


The U of MN is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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