Assistant/Associate Professor in Veterinary Global and Public Health

Job description

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleAssistant/Associate Professor in Veterinary Global and Public HealthSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with education and experience.Position Number00001453Work ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8am - 5pm with flexibility to meet departmental needs.Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department196001 - Dept-Population,Health,PathobiDepartmentDept-Population,Health,PathobiJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational 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. We 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.

We 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

The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology within the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has established a multidisciplinary flagship program in Global Health in recognition of the critical role played by veterinary medicine in addressing global challenges related to food security, zoonotic diseases, student education, animal welfare, sustainability, and public health. This role is an integral part of our Global Health program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a significant portion of global health education through core teaching in public and global health teaching and facilitation of service-learning and research opportunities for veterinary students abroad. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic teaching to veterinary students as well as active involvement in the college’s curriculum and course evaluation and development.

Candidates with expertise in the study of animals and/or the impacts of animals on community livelihoods, infectious disease at the human-animal interface, and/or food security in developing countries are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to have experience interacting with communities to collect, analyze, and communicate data obtained through observation, questionnaires, and/or sample collection. The successful candidate is expected to secure extramural funds working as part of collaborative teams studying food-borne zoonotic pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, transboundary diseases, and other issues related to the interface between domestic animals and public health.

Domestic and international (overseas) travel for research, extension, and educational purposes is expected. Strong communication, presentation and writing skills are expected.

Other Work/Responsibilities

In alignment with the significant educational and programmatic roles of this position, experience in curriculum development, basic training in instructional methods, and experience with program development and oversight are preferred. The successful candidate will work with faculty to develop courses and programs that serve to broaden global health and public health education offerings for students.

Minimum Education/Experience

DVM (or equivalent degree) or relevant PhD required. Applicants with DrPH/DPH or DVM with MPH degrees are encouraged to apply.

Departmental Required Skills

The successful candidate will coordinate the CVM Certificate in Global Health and student travel internationally for research and service-learning experiences and provide opportunities and support for faculty to participate as mentors in the Certificate program in order to build capacity and expand the diversity of opportunities.

Additionally, the chosen incumbent will provide didactic training to DVM and graduate students and students involved in summer research/experiential opportunities.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

International experience preferred.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, brief teaching philosophy, CV, and the contact information for at least three professional references.

Job Open Date10/16/2019Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Brief Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests
Optional Documents




    Diversity Profile: University



    View more

    Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

    Arrow pointing right
    Job No:
    Posted: 10/17/2019
    Application Due: 12/16/2019
    Work Type: