Clinical Assistant Professor of Swine Health and Production Medicine

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor of Swine Health and Production Medicine

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm (with some flexibility) plus occasional evenings and weekends.

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Department of Population Health and Pathobiology

About the Department:

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.
With the graduation of its first class in 1985, the CVM is one of the younger veterinary programs in the country. Despite its relative youth, 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:

The candidate’s primary responsibilities will focus on clinically applied teaching of swine core classes. A strong interest in teaching veterinary students is required. Guest lectures in related courses will be given as requested. Candidates may also be involved in teaching graduate student course(s). In addition to the main didactic courses, the candidate is expected to teach in 3-6 senior blocks per year and may co-develop at least one block dedicated to advanced epidemiology where students would be exposed to infectious disease study design. The candidate will be expected to develop a selective(s) as needed dependent upon the candidate’s interest and group needs. An elective will also be developed as needed.

This position will have a collaborative research component that will depend on the area of expertise of the selected candidate. The candidate is expected to interact with other food and production-animal focused faculty in the college, including the ruminant, poultry and swine groups. Opportunities exist for collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) which is also housed in the Department and affords collaborative opportunities in food animal species. Other Faculty disciplines of particular interest include global health, antimicrobial resistance, genomic sciences, reproductive physiology, welfare, virology, immunology, production medicine, epidemiology, public health and food safety, pharmacology, and toxicology.

The PHP faculty have ongoing collaborations and affiliations with researchers in the government, faculty in other universities, and the private sector. A robust relationship exists within the swine industry and PHP in NC including participation on the NCPB in an ex-officio capacity. Approximately 10% of the candidate’s time will be devoted to outreach activities includes organizing the quarterly NC Swine Vet Meetings and serving as a resource for NC swine veterinarians. The successful candidate will also serve at the attending vet for the Swine education unit (SEU) and Teaching Animal Unit (TAU).

Other Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent is required.

Other Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have experience in teaching, clinical practice, extension and have some interest in clinically relevant swine research. A strong interest in teaching veterinary students is required.

The position will also include outreach responsibilities mainly through interactions with the swine industry and managing swine health and production meetings. Collaborative research in an area supporting current research programs in the department is expected. The candidate should be familiar and/or willing to consult with alternative swine production systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical experience with swine medicine. Mentoring and educational training in swine health and production. A strong track record of teaching DVM students is preferred.

Board or Board eligible is highly desirable

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Mandatory - Medical Emergencies

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

196001 - Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi


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.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 5/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time