Assistant/Associate Professor in Veterinary Global and Public Health

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Position Number: 00001406

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: An independent research program is required, and the candidate is also expected to engage in collaborative research as appropriate. The successful candidate will be independent as well as effectively work within collaborative teams studying food-borne zoonotic pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, and other infectious diseases related issues at the interface between domestic animals and public health. Incumbents with expertise in the study of animals and/or the impacts of animals on community livelihoods and food security are encouraged to apply. The incumbent will support research that involves the study of animals influencing community livelihoods in developing countries particularly from a food security standpoint and will join a supportive research group that includes an epidemiologist, a transboundary epidemiologist, a modeler working in the area of epidemiology, and multiple faculty studying infectious disease and international research on infectious diseases. Additionally, regional national and international research relationships are possible through collaborations with nearby Duke University, UNC Chapel Hill and with the WHO, FAO, and OIE. The candidate will provide didactic training in the area of global and public health to DVM, summer research/experiential and graduate students through the Population Medicine concentration within the Comparative Biomedical Sciences track. In addition, the person will coordinate the CVM Global Health Certificate program and facilitate service learning and research opportunities for veterinary students abroad. Study in food producing animals is preferred. Domestic and international (overseas) travel for research, extension, and educational purposes is expected.

Minimum Education/Experience: This position requires a relevant PhD or equivalent degree.

Department Required Skills: N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: DVM (or equivalent) degree is preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

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: 2/21/2018
Application Due: 5/10/2018
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