Assists in the planning and conducting of on-farm internal parasite mitigation training programs for small ruminant producers; acts as a liaison between Animal Sciences research faculty conducting sheep research and sheep industry groups representing the small ruminant industry in Ohio; teaches sheep management and forage quality and yield techniques to producers, graduate students, and undergraduate students; reviews sheep research in scientific journals and prepares summary papers for the OSU Sheep Team web site, and updates material on the web site, in conjunction with Animal Sciences faculty; assists in creating and conducting pre-training and post-training assessments for producers attending on-farm training sessions; develops and selects educational training materials for small ruminant producers including, but not limited to, web-based fact sheets, web-based training videos, and written reports.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Position located in Columbus, Ohio.
Master’s degree in animal sciences; knowledge of sheep production practices in the Midwest U.S. including weaning management techniques to reduce internal parasite infestations, forage sampling for quality and yield, FAMACHA scoring, and conducting fecal egg counts for Haemonchous contortus.
Formal classroom teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Target Salary: $18.75 - $18.75 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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