Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology

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Vacancy Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience. Position Number 00001490 Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm with flexibility to meet departmental needs. Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Department 196001 - Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi Department Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

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. 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 28 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 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

As a member of the anatomic pathology group, the candidate’s activities are expected to center on excellence in autopsy and surgical biopsy services, teaching and scholarly activity.

The successful candidate will improve existing diagnostic capabilities and develop specialized diagnostic pathology expertise in an organ system, species, or disease category and related molecular diagnostic testing.

Through their service contributions, this candidate will have a sizable impact on our successful anatomic pathology residency program. Teaching commitments will include core DVM pathology courses (general pathology, systems pathology, infection and immunity), anatomic pathology senior clinical rotation, selectives, and electives and graduate training in the CBS Pathology concentration.

Pathology expertise and research are ideally expected to complement existing areas of research within the department and college and be collaborative in nature. Current areas of departmental research include the pathology of infectious diseases, infectious diseases of food animals, viral and respiratory diseases of poultry, musculoskeletal diseases of poultry, phenotypic and genotypic characterization of zoonotic pathogens as related to antimicrobial resistance and infectious disease including Clostridium difficile, and toxicology and pharmacokinetic studies.

Other areas of interest include development of diagnostic tests for use in the veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

This position will also provide diagnostic anatomic pathology support service including:

  • Consulting with clinicians related to any and all aspects of anatomic pathology, training our anatomic pathology residents and visiting House Officers fulfilling specialty requirements in pathology. This includes weekend hours.
  • Engaging with clinical services representatives within the Veterinary Health Complex (VHC). The VHC is comprised of the NC State Veterinary Hospital, the Veterinary Health and Wellness Center and the Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center. The successful incumbent will work to improve/meet VHC needs for test development/selection, equipment, training, laboratory hours and communications.
  • Increase scholarly research activity by collaborations with clinical and basic sciences faculty in the Teaching Hospital and across departments.
  • Mentoring of House Officers to complete program requirements and facilitate resident research projects and publications.
Other Work/Responsibilities Minimum Education/Experience

Must have a DVM or equivalent degree and have completed an American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or a European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ECVCP) approved residency.

Applicants who are Diplomates of the ACVP or the ECVCP are preferred.

Departmental Required Skills

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills are required.

Aptitude for teaching and mentoring veterinary students and residents.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

In addition to the required DVM or equivalent degree, a relevant Ph.D. or Masters is highly desirable.

Required License or Certification

Eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certification) in North Carolina.

Special Instructions

Applicant review will begin immediately and will continue until at least March 1, 2019.

Please include a cover letter, CV and contact information for a minimum of three professional references.

Job Open Date 02/01/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 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 [email protected] 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 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.

Supplemental Question

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  2. * If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

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Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 4/11/2019
    Application Due: 6/10/2019
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