Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

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Position Number: 00001484

Primary Function of Organization Unit: As its mission, the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology strives to: Prepare today's veterinary, undergraduate, and graduate students to respond to current and future challenges in both veterinary and human medicine. Serve national and global endeavors focused on food animal production, veterinary medicine and human medicine through excellence in teaching, high impact research and discovery, veterinary clinical sciences, and extension/engagement. Orient our research to the One Health approach focused on the areas of pathology, immunology/infectious disease, farm and food animal medicine (swine, poultry and ruminant), and epidemiology/global health benefiting both animal and human populations. Our high standards of excellence position us as leaders in the Veterinary College, North Carolina State University, and profession. The College has gained international recognition on the strength of its teaching, research, engagement, and patient care efforts and is ranked 3rd among the nation's colleges of veterinary medicine in the current 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 and 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.

Essential Job Duties: Responsibilities of the position include providing expertise in clinical service and resident and student teaching in clinical pathology. The candidate is expected to develop a research program that complements resident training and explores development and application of new diagnostic tools and applied clinical research; research is both independent and collaborative. There are many collaborative research opportunities available within the Department, College, University, and Research Triangle community, which includes The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Duke University, the EPA, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and many biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Support for clinical studies is available through the Clinical Studies Core of the Comparative Medicine Institute. For more information on our research programs and the Clinical Studies Core, please visit The candidate is expected to teach DVM students, residents, and visiting House Officers through direct supervision when on clinical service; provide consultation to clinicians; and participate in program activities. Teaching in the DVM curriculum will include the senior student clinical pathology rotation, facilitated critical thinking and communications courses, assisting in other selectives/electives as needed, and offering at least one selective or elective course. The incumbent will help provide faculty oversight of the clinical pathology laboratory including assay validation and implementation, troubleshooting, and involvement in routine laboratory function

Minimum Education/Experience: DVM degree or equivalent. The candidate must have completed a residency in veterinary clinical pathology.

Department Required Skills: Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills are required. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills, be able to function in a team environment and engage collaborators in research, and advance the mission of the college and department.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: A PhD or MS in Pathology or related discipline is highly desirable. Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (DACVP) or European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (DECVCP) is preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Candidates must meet requirements for and maintain a veterinary license (or faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina.

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.

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 verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Posted: 12/20/2017
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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