The Director of the Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative (SLSC) is a full-time, twelve-month faculty position for a person with a proven track record of leadership of diverse teams, industry partnerships, academic collegiality, and research/teaching credibility. This newly-created position will be responsible for developing the nascent Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative at CSU into an internationally recognized program. The position will have dual reporting lines to the Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and the Dean of College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS). We seek an established leader with working knowledge of Sustainable Livestock Systems who is committed to collaboration, networking and team building. Key to this endeaver are partnerships with nongovernmental stakeholders, including industry/producer groups, as key constituents in this endeavor. To view full posting and apply online visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/74178 by February 15, 2020 for full consideration. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Colorado State University is one of the nation’s premiere land-grant teaching, and research, and extension universities with a total enrollment of over 30,000. The University consistently has been ranked as a top tier institution by U. S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges and Universities” and named by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine as one of the top public universities in terms of educational quality and affordability. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills, the campus is located in Fort Collins, a city of approximately 150,000, 65 miles north of Denver. Fort Collins provides a unique blend of big city advantages and small town friendliness, making it an attractive and great place to live. CSU consists of eight colleges and more than 50 academic departments with the mission to provide a balanced program of teaching, research, extension, and public service. CSU provides national leadership in many disciplines, including veterinary medicine, agriculture, environment, energy, and water—all topics relevant to the Sustainable and Healthy Livestock Production Systems Collaborative (SLSC). Further, Fort Collins is home to numerous Federal and State Agen...cies, providing an outstanding opportunity to bridge synergies between government entities and academia.