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Livestock Research Assistant and Project Manager (Job S#120)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Oct. 22, 2021
Title Livestock Research Assistant and Project Manager (Job S#120)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Agriculture/Animal Care

Livestock Research Assistant and Project Manager (Job S#120)

Posting Date: October 21, 2021                                                                     Posting End Date:  December 21, 2021

Position:  Livestock Research Assistant and Project Manager                 Department: CAENS/GWCAES

Status: Full-Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Livestock Research Assistant and Project Manager will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
This position seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Livestock Research Assistant and Project Manager. The position will require the performance of a variety of duties related to various projects—current projects include 1) developing a pasture-based performance test available to (AL, MS, & GA) meat goat producers so that they can evaluate potential sires (males) in an environment similar to that in which they produce their animals and 2) establishment of a livestock (goat) monitoring system that involves the detection, individual identification and tracking of goats as a means of predicting welfare. This position reports to the research directors for these projects.

The successful candidate will:

Responsible for the completion of both research and project management deliverables, including project plans and research schedules, progress reports, and investigational applications Facilitate or present research at seminars and conferences in line with his/her expertise Maintains project’s computer system and related equipment, processing a variety of computer data entries according to established procedures, and ensuring that the system files are backed up Maintain key data into the program computer system to ensure up-to-date, accurate information in the project database Process documents and materials for procurement, reporting, and disseminating information/materials Respond to inquiries to provide information and/or direction Perform other related duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work project Provide leadership in coordinating project team members Work within the approved budget, develop and implement cost-saving measures


Bachelor degree with some training in Animal Sciences and Business Management preferred Experience in laboratory procedures Experience in conducting research Ability to communicate orally and to be able to write manuscripts Experience working with animals Demonstrate organizational skills Demonstrate leadership skills Detail orientated Independent Self Starter/Team Player

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred Demonstrate ability to utilize scientific search engines, such as PubMed, Agricola, etc. and Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Be familiar with statistically analyzing research data by using SAS, SPSS, R, etc.

Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

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