Cornell University, Animal Science

Position ID:Cornell-Animal Science-EA [#25383, WDR-00039157]
Position Title: Extension Associate - Beef Specialist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Animal Science
Agriculture / Livestock Production
Field Crop Production / Agriculture
Extension / Beef Extension
Salary Range:$76,411 to $80,000
Appl Deadline:2024/05/19 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2023/08/21)
Position Description:    

Extension Associate – Beef Production and Management Specialist 
Department of Animal Science 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) 
Cornell University 
Ithaca, New York

Position Function

This individual will be an extension livestock educator with the PRO-LIVESTOCK program with primary focus on beef cattle production and management in the Department of Animal Science. The primary responsibility of this position is to deliver an integrated educational program on beef cattle production along with business analysis for beef producers, beginning farmers, and other industry clientele. Provide diverse commercial producers, associated industry and beginning farmers with the knowledge and educational resources in beef cattle production and management as well as business planning to help meet their business goals. Collaboration in the development and delivery of educational programs will be required with other Cornell faculty, statewide specialists, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Educators. 

This position if full-time and will be based in Ithaca, New York, with options for being housed elsewhere if appropriate. Travel and overnights will be required throughout New York State. (approximately 20% of time) 

Anticipated Division of Time 

Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation 50%

Applied Research 20%

Management 15%

Organizational Leadership 10%

Professional Development 5% 



To apply:

Please apply via Academic Jobs Online (

Qualified candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of extension goals, contact information for three references, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion via the website. 

Applications will be reviewed as received, continuing until a suitable applicant is identified.

CALS hiring range for this title is (University minimum to “Justification Approved Rate”


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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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Cornell University
Department of Animal Science
149 Morrison Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853