IANR invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Head of the Department of Animal Science. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans.

The Search Advisory Committee will continue to receive applications until the Head is selected. To ensure full consideration, nominations and applications should be submitted before February 26, 2023. 

Questions and nominations can be directed in confidence to the co-chairs of the search committee:

Curtis Weller, Ph.D.
Head of Food Science and Technology

Jim MacDonald, Ph.D.
Professor, Animal Science  

Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu and search positions using requisition number F_230012, click on “Apply to this Job,” complete the form and attach a) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the position, anticipated contributions, and vision; b) a statement describing your experience working in diverse teams or groups and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (2 page maximum; see https://ianr.unl.edu/ongoing-searches for guidance in writing this statement); c) a detailed curriculum vitae; and d) the names of 3-5 professional references. References will be requested only of candidates who make the short list. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence until the final stage of the search at which time the express permission of finalists will be obtained before making their candidacy public. Candidates are urged to review all information and documents posted on the search web site. 

For questions and assistance with submitting the application contact Rachel Szelag, Senior HR Specialist at rszelag2@unl.edu or by phone at (402) 472-5730.

UNL offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience.

The University of Nebraska is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment.  UNL is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included.  UNL does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities and employment.  UNL complies with all local, state, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination based on sex.

See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.