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We're hiring 90+ faculty to help us Think and Do.
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Leaders in What's Next

The future poses stark challenges for food, agriculture, energy, and the environment. At the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, we believe the future belongs to those who shape it.

We are expanding our extraordinary faculty and staff to help students, stakeholders, alumni, and partners transform the challenges of tomorrow into opportunities that benefit the world.

What we Think and Do helps define what’s next, and we want you to join us.

We’re Hiring

Future Home of $160M NC State University Plant Sciences Building

NC Plant Sciences Initiative positions NC State as the global leader for plant sciences innovation and education.

Learn more about the NC Plant Sciences Initiative.

Our Time Is Now

We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities that benefit our state, the nation and the world. And we’re just getting started.

With the support of our partners and a unified vision, we are leveraging our state’s agriculture and life sciences strengths to launch the NC Plant Sciences Initiative and a new Food Processing Innovation Center. Both will increase the value of our state’s 90+ varieties, and grow jobs in the rural communities that need them most.

Help us lead what’s next. Join us and Think and Do at CALS.

Helping Grow Food Manufacturing Jobs

NC State partners with NC Department of Agriculture to make the Food Processing Innovation Center vision a reality.

Learn more about the FPIC.

A Great Place To Be

Raleigh and the Triangle area are consistently ranked among the top communities to live, work and raise a family, and we are one of the fastest growing regions in the country.

Drawing from three nationally acclaimed research universities, and the success of the Research Triangle Park, we are home to a diverse mix of large and emerging life sciences and technology companies.

Centrally located in the middle of the state, Raleigh is just a few hours from the beach and the mountains. Like the more than 100,000 moving to NC each year, once you’re here, you’ll never want to leave.


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NC State Extension Gets Local

We're providing locally-focused services in all 100 counties in the state and the Eastern Band of Cherokee.

Lean how we make North Carolina better.

We Are Investing in Faculty Positions

The 90+ faculty positions we’re hiring represent a strategic investment unlike any from our peers. With the support of our provost, our chancellor and CALS administration, we are hiring the best and the brightest minds available to maintain and grow our leadership position today and well into the future. Put your passion to work at NC State.

Explore our current openings to see how you can be part of our search for solutions to the grand challenges:

Animal and Ecological Systems

Animal Science Genetics, Assistant Professor -Under Recruitment

Animal Well Being, Assistant Professor – Filled

Animal and Poultry Waste, Assistant Professor – Filled

Dairy Extension, Assistant Professor – Filled

Endocrinology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Extension Swine Specialist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Extrusion and Value Added, Assistant Professor  – Filled

Gut Health, Microbiome, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Neurophysiology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Phytoactives and Tissue Regeneration, Assistant Professor – Filled

Phytoactives and Tissue Regeneration, Associate Professor – Filled

Poultry Science Department Head, Professor – Filled

Quantitative Fisheries Biologist (CMAST), Assistant Professor – Filled

Quantitative Genomics, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Small Ruminants, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – Under Recruitment

Turkey Specialist, Associate Professor – Filled

Urban Ecologist, Assistant Professor – Filled


Food, Biochemical and Engineered Systems

Biochemistry Nutrition Metabolism, Assistant Professor – Filled

Biological Agriculture Engineering, Assistant Professor – Filled

Center for Aseptic Processing and Packaging Studies, Assistant Professor – Filled

Center for Aseptic Processing and Packaging Studies – Food Entrepreneurship/Manufacturing, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Cellular Detoxification Specialist, Professor – Filled

Climate Change, Assistant Professor – Filled

Director of Marine Aquaculture Research Center, Associate Professor – Filled

Director of Seafood Technology Program, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Fluvial/River Mechanics, Assistant Professor – Filled

Molecular and Structural Biochemistry Department Head, Professor – Filled

Metabolic Engineering, Assistant Professor – Filled

Plant Abiotic Stress Metabolic Response, Assistant Professor – Filled

Precision Agriculture, Assistant Professor – Filled

Principal Investigator of the Biosystems Analytics Lab, Assistant Professor – Filled

Translational Nutrition, Associate Professor – Filled

Translational Nutrition, Professor – Filled


Human and Resource Systems

4-H Specialist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Agricultural Resource Economics Department Head, Professor – Filled

Agriculture and Teacher Education, Assistant Professor – Filled

Agriculture and Teacher Education, Assistant Professor – Filled

Agriculture Extension & Community Engagement – Assistant Professor – Filled

Applied Econometrics, Assistant Professor – Filled

Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Economics, Associate Professor – Filled

Global Development Economics, Assistant Professor – Filled

Grain Production and Supply Chain Management, Assistant Professor – Filled

Horticultural Management Economics, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Positive Youth Development, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – Filled

SnapEd Specialist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Water Resource Economics, Assistant Professor – Filled


Plant, Insect, Microbe and Soil Systems

Agronomy Ag Institute, Assistant Professor – Filled

Biochemical Interactome, Assistant Professor – Filled

Crop Production and Management Specialist (Alternative Crops), Assistant Professor -Under Recruitment

Emerging Plant Disease and Food Security Specialist, Associate Professor – Filled

Emerging Plant Disease and Food Security Specialist, Professor – Filled

Evolutionary Ecology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Gut Microbiome, Assistant, Associate, Professor – Filled

Insect Biodiversity, Assistant Professor – Filled

Microbiome Specialist, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – Under Recruitment

Microbiomes and Complex Microbiome Specialist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Modeling of Plant Development, Assistant Professor – Open

Nutrient Management – Animal Waste, Assistant Professor – Filled

Nutritional Genomics, Assistant, Associate, Full Professor  – Filled

Pedologist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Peanut Cultivar Developer – Filled

Phytobacteriologist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Plant Nematologist, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Pomologist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Precision Pest Ecology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Quantitative Genetics Breeding Director, Assistant Professor – Under Recruitment

Rhizosphere, Assistant Professor – Filled

Small Fruit Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor – Filled

Small Grains, Assistant Professor – Filled

Soil Management – Center for Environmental Farming Systems, Assistant Professor – Filled

Soybean Extension, Assistant Professor – Filled

Tobacco Pathology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Translational Genomics and Gene Editor, Assistant Professor – Coming Soon

Urban Entomology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Weed Ecology, Assistant Professor – Filled

Weed Extension – Cotton and Corn, Assistant Professor – Filled