Assistant/Associate Professor of Ruminant Medicine and/or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Ruminant Medicine

North Carolina State University

United States

August 19, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number PG190981EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Ruminant Medicine and/or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Ruminant Medicine Anticipated Hiring Range $125,000 - $135,000 (Commensurate with experience) Work Schedule Monday - Friday Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Population Health and Pathobiology About the Department

The mission of the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology is to recruit, train, inspire, and graduate Doctors of Veterinary Medicine of exemplary knowledge, skill, and character. In order to maintain the intellectual and professional climate necessary to accomplish this mission, the department's faculty will advance veterinary medical science through innovative basic and applied research, inspired mentoring of students (undergraduate, professional, residents, and graduate), excellence in clinical and diagnostic services, and innovative extension and engagement activities.

North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.

With the graduation of its first class in 1985, the CVM is one of the younger veterinary programs in the country. Despite its relative youth, the College has gained international recognition on the strength of its teaching, research, engagement, and patient care efforts and is ranked among the top 5 of the nation's 28 colleges of veterinary medicine in the yearly U.S. News & World Report survey.

Located on 180 acres near downtown Raleigh, the College encompasses 20 buildings on the main Centennial Biomedical Campus. Instruction is in three departments—Clinical Sciences, Molecular Biomedical Sciences, and Population Health Pathobiology. In addition to the four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, there are programs leading to master and doctoral degrees in several areas with numerous opportunities for specialization.

The college is committed to practicing inclusivity, making community a priority and promoting innovation. We embrace effective leadership and we champion personal and professional growth.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Ruminant Medicine and/or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Ruminant Medicine.

The Ruminant Health group includes both in-hospital and ambulatory services. The position will primarily support the Ruminant Medicine Service, which sees approximately 600 cases/year. This includes a mix of small ruminants, camelids and cattle involving primary and referral level care for medicine, surgery and theriogenology in both production and pet livestock. The service has a significant role in training all veterinary students in basic care of ruminants through hands-on labs at the on-campus Teaching Animal Unit farms, which will be opening a new dairy teaching facility in 2022.

The successful candidate is expected to further the NC State CVM's goal of being a values-driven organization. Within the Ruminant Health group, a collaborative approach is utilized to provide outstanding clinical service, in-depth and hands-on training to veterinary students, and impactful research and extension. The successful candidate will be responsible for participating in the clinical service of ruminant medicine and surgery in the veterinary teaching hospital including after-hours emergencies and training of 4th year veterinary students and house officers. Teaching in the DVM preclinical curriculum will include lectures, small group discussions, and hands-on laboratories.

In addition, the successful candidate should have experience in teaching ruminant medicine and have an interest in clinically relevant cattle and/or small ruminant research. For those seeking a tenure track position, development of an independent research program relevant to an aspect of ruminant health is expected. Clinical experience is essential. For those seeking a clinical track position, development of a collaborative research program is expected. Collaborative research opportunities exist with experts in drug residue avoidance, antimicrobial resistance, global health, reproductive physiology, and infectious disease.

Other Responsibilities

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a DVM degree or equivalent.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Expertise in ruminant medicine
  • Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates boarded or board-eligible in the the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM Large Animal), American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS-Large Animal), American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP-Beef, Dairy, or Food Animal), or the American College of Theriogenology (ACT).
  • Candidates that hold a PhD, in addition to a DVM.
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)

    Candidate must obtain a North Carolina license or faculty certificate to practice veterinary medicine in addition to USDA accreditation in North Carolina soon after starting.

    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Job Open Date 05/27/2021

    Anticipated Close Date Open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants

    In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

    Position Number 00001463

    Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Medical Emergencies Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 196001 - Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi AA/EOE

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www. wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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    Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

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