Assistant Clinical Professor of Ruminant Theriogenology

Industry: Education

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Not Specified years

Posted 34 days ago

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 The successful candidate should have experience in teaching, clinical practice and have some interest in clinically relevant theriogenology research. A strong interest in teaching veterinary students is required. The position will also include clinical responsibilities mainly through field service including routine reproductive work with both dairy and beef herds and small ruminants.

Incumbent will meet critical teaching and clinical service commitments within the ruminant group.

Expected to participate in the reproductive work provided by the ruminant group to beef and dairy herds and offer advanced reproductive services including semen collection, embryo transfer and artificial insemination of cattle and small ruminants.

Contributes significantly to the teaching of veterinary students – including didactic courses, laboratories, elective classes and senior rotations.

Opportunities exist for the candidate to conduct clinically relevant research in ruminant theriogenology and/or engage in collaborative research with a theriogenology focus.

Engages with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital as required.

Other Work/Responsibilities Minimum Education/Experience DVM degree or equivalent required. Must be board eligible with the American College of Theriogenologists or with the European College of Animal Reproduction.

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 Diplomate status with the American College of Theriogenologists or European College of Animal Reproduction preferred. Relevant advanced degree desirable.

Required License or Certification North Carolina Veterinary license or faculty certificate prior to starting.

Special Instructions Please include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for at least three professional references.