Assistant Professor in Behavioral Medicine
Position Number: 00001455
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health.
Essential Job Duties: This assistant professor position resides in the Department of Clinical Sciences as a contributing member of the Multispecies Medicine Section (MSM), with duties within the Behavioral Medicine Service (BMS) in the NCSU Veterinary Hospital. The selected candidate will: 1) Provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for but not necessarily limited to dogs and cats. Clinical responsibilities will entail all the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, development of a home care plan, and fiscally responsible case management). 2) Provide high-quality clinical teaching for veterinary students and house officers, including house officers in other specialty services. 3) Select and mentor resident(s) in the ACVB-approved residency training program. 4)Assist with teaching selectives, electives, and core DVM course labs and didactic lectures to pre-clinical year DVM students, as requested. 5) The selected individual will be expected to establish an active and collaborative research program capable of attracting external grant funding. 6) Overall, the individual will be expected to be a positive and active member of the Department, the MSM Section, and the BMS.
Minimum Education/Experience: DVM or equivalent degree required. Residency training, (or equivalent experience) in veterinary behavior and board certification or eligibility for the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) exam is required. Clinical experience in companion animal veterinary behavior is required. Candidates must meet requirements for faculty or regular veterinary licensure in North Carolina.
Department Required Skills: N/A
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: N/A
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Candidates must meet requirements for faculty or regular veterinary licensure in North Carolina. Board certification or eligibility for the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) exam is required.
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.
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