Extension Instructor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 013100 - Poultry Science
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

This position is a 100% Extension appointment in the Department of Poultry Science and will be filled as a 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position.

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Anticipated Appointment Date:

June 2022. 

Tenure Track Status:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to provide applied, impact-driven information and support to the broiler and layer industries in the state of Mississippi. The individual is expected to develop a dynamic outreach program to aid the industry in gaining applied research knowledge to expand and improve their industry. The candidate will serve to desiminiate information and research collected at Mississippi State University to industry professionals as well as backyard enthusiasts.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.S. in poultry science

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

Strong background in Poultry Science research and outreach, as well as practical knowledge and/or experience in the industry.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Apply online at Include a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and contact information for three references. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online. For more information regarding the Extension Instructor position available in the Department of Poultry Science, contact Tannah Christensen at

Screening Date:

May 30, 2022 until filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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