Open position: Assistant Specialist sheep and goat health, welfare and production.

The School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis and University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources USA are searching for a full time faculty position Assistant Specialist in sheep and goat health, welfare and production. Applications close December 31, 2018. 

The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a statewide program with local delivery, in collaboration with the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, are seeking a full time Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension (100%) in the area of sheep and goat herd health and production. The focus of this statewide position is sheep and goat health, welfare and production for California’s diverse sheep and goat industries such as commercial production (e.g., meat, fiber and dairy sheep and goats), targeted grazing for vegetation control (e.g., fire suppression, browse reduction, vineyard and orchard weed management and invasive species control), youth projects (e.g., 4-H, FFA, club lamb/goat), and small and backyard holdings. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with colleagues in the School, across the University, and within the network of UC Cooperative Extension who work on the health and production of sheep and goats. To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by December 31, 2018; position open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu and see full position description. UC Davis support family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html.

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