Cooperative Extension Specialist in Sheep and Goat Herd Health and Production
Department of Population Health and Reproduction
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis, USA
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 August 17, 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.