The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Animal & Dairy Sciences department is seeking a visionary leader for the rejuvenated Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) program. MSABD is benefiting from a new, state-of-the-art $53 million investment in a next-generation facility for research, teaching, and outreach related to meat science, food safety, and value-added molecules or materials derived from animal co-products. The successful candidate will have broad knowledge of the meats industry, established professional networks, and demonstrated leadership. More specifically, this individual must have an aptitude for entrepreneurship, as well as skill in managing the personnel and finances of MSABD.
Please note there are two positions released simultaneously but only one directorship position exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences to consider qualified candidates from academia and industry.
For the academia track, the successful candidate will contribute effectively to departmental teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, as appropriate. In addition, the candidate will develop, or build upon, a nationally and internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program in meat science, food safety, animal biologics, or a related discipline.
For the Industry track, the successful candidate should have a demonstrated awareness of cutting-edge research opportunities in meat science, food safety, and animal biologics, and the ability to foster scientific advancements in these areas by researchers in MSABD, the Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences, CALS, and UW-Madison
Apply online at "Jobs at UW" (http://jobs.wisc.edu/), under Job #100121 (industry) or #100122 (academic) as it pertains to the applicant’s experience.
Please note there are two positions released simultaneously but only one directorship position exists.
More than 10 years of demonstrated leadership in food, agricultural, biomedical, or related fields. Evidence of having built synergies among interdisciplinary teams, nurturing entrepreneurship, and fostering advances in the aforementioned industry areas is required.
Requirements for applicant with Academic background can be found here: https://bit.ly/2OTQaki
Requirements for applicant with Industry experience can be found here: https://bit.ly/2P2o5Yn
About University of Wisconsin - Meat Science
The Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences seeks candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. UW-Madison is a Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act Federal Contractor. Applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged.
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence, and fundamental components of a positive, enriching learning and work environment for students, faculty and staff.