Assistant Professor (Diagnostic Medicine / Pathobiology)

Location
Kansas
Posted
Feb 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position: The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a full time, 12-month, tenure-track position in Veterinary Parasitology at the Assistant Professor level.  Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice president for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description: The successful candidate will be expected to 1) provide innovative leadership for the department's veterinary clinical parasitology diagnostic service, 2) establish an extramurally competitive veterinary parasitology research program that contributes to the research mission of the department and college and 3) teach in the veterinary professional curriculum, support graduate student training and participate in post-graduate training of veterinarians.  Required Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. degree in parasitology or related field.  Applicants having a D.V.M. degree (or equivalent) are preferred. Desired qualifications also include experience in providing support for clinical diagnostic services, record of achievement in didactic classroom or small group instruction, record of quality research training and the potential for establishment of an extramurally funded research program, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, and Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (or equivalent board certification).  Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent summarizing career goals and current diagnostic, research, and teaching activities, a statement of teaching philosophy, an outline of research plans, and the names and contact information including e-mail addresses for at least three references.   Screening of Applications Begins: Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date is negotiable.  Salary Range / Pay Rate: Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and qualifications.  Additional Information: Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Dryden at Dryden@vet.k-state.edu. Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.