California Searching for Assistant Sheep Specialist
Jue 8, 2018

The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, in collaboration with the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, is seeking a full-time assistant specialist in cooperative extension in the area of sheep and goat herd health and production.

The focus of this statewide position is sheep and goat health, welfare and production for California’s diverse sheep and goat industries, such as: commercial production (e.g., meat, fiber and dairy sheep and goats), targeted grazing for vegetation control (e.g., fire suppression, browse reduction, vineyard and orchard weed management and invasive species control), youth projects (e.g., 4-H, FFA, club lamb/goat), and small and backyard holdings. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with colleagues in the school, across the university, and within the network of UC Cooperative Extension who work on the health and production of sheep and goats.

To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at and read the full position description. Applications should be submitted by Aug. 17.