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Notice of Filing Assistant/Associate Professor - Dairy Food Science and Management

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Science

 

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Agriculture is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor specializing in Dairy Food Science and Management with a focus in dairy food product development.  This is a nine-month (academic year) tenure-track position.  This position will be funded by the Dairy Innovation Hub (https://cals.wisc.edu/dairy-innovation-hub/).  This position is 70% research and outreach and 30% teaching.  The tenure home of this faculty position will be in the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an impactful research program that supports Wisconsin dairy producers, farm consultants, and dairy food processors by providing leadership and translational research that is focused on dairy food science and management, with particular interest in dairy food product development for domestic and international markets, for the enrichment of human health and nutrition and the increased economic sustainability of our dairy farms and surrounding communities.

It is expected that this person will develop an independent, externally-funded and internationally recognized research program in dairy food science and management that will be integrated with their teaching and outreach efforts.  The new faculty will be expected to secure funding from competitive federal programs and industry partners.

This position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university services as appropriate to the position and rank.

Responsibilities:

1. Develop an independent, externally-funded and internationally recognized research program focusing on dairy food product development, with a focus on putting systems in place to benefit the dairy industry.

2. Integrate research results into outreach education programs on issues identified as needs of the state and its residents.

3. Document the impacts of research, teaching, and outreach efforts and communicate these impacts to stakeholders, the general public, and professional colleagues.

4. Demonstrate commitment to the purpose, vision, and values of the Dairy Innovation Hub, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and the well-being of Wisconsin and its residents.

5. Teach as an Assistant Professor to stakeholders (e.g., students, educators, civic groups, boards, farmers) throughout the state of Wisconsin. Contribute to the department's mission through undergraduate student instruction and mentoring. Contribute research expertise to courses taught in the department.

6. Be of service to the department, college, and campus communities.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected.
An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:

U.S Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center Harris Tower 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410 Atlanta GA 30303

Phone: 404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:  The School of Agriculture (SOA) is housed within the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture. The SOA is one of the national leaders in undergraduate programs in agriculture and natural resources, which is committed to excellence in education, research, scholarly and professional activities, and services to the agriculture industry at the state, regional, national and global levels. The SOA has over 600 undergraduate students, and 36 faculty and staff. A 430 acre farm is available for teaching, demonstration, and systems based research. The SOA offers majors in agricultural education; agribusiness; animal science; dairy science, environmental horticulture; reclamation, environment and conservation; and soil and crop science. See:  https://campus.uwplatt.edu/agriculture/ 

Campus Information: 

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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