The College of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa invites nominations and applications for a full-time term faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate or Clinical Professor in diagnostic pathology in our Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (ISU VDL) is an AAVLD-accredited, full-service laboratory that serves veterinarians and animal owners of the state of Iowa and across the United States. The caseload is diverse with food animal species representing the majority of submissions. The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide diagnostic pathology support and deliver comprehensive diagnostic case information in a concise and well-organized manner on a year-round (12 month) basis to practicing veterinarians and other animal health professionals. The ability to interact, communicate and collaborate with progressive practicing veterinarians and other stakeholders in animal agriculture is essential.
The person in this position may also have the opportunity to establish a collaborative research program in areas such as food animal infectious disease epidemiology, pathogenesis and control. The successful applicant will also be expected to aid in the development and implementation of new diagnostic procedures and assist in maintaining quality assurance programs. The position will also have the opportunity to teach veterinary students in both classroom and laboratory settings and mentor graduate students and residents.
Required Education and Experience -DVM or equivalent degree.
-A combination of three years of experience and education in veterinary diagnostic medicine.
In addition to the requirements above, below are minimum qualifications at the following ranks:
CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: A minimum of 5 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university.
CLINICAL PROFESSOR: A minimum of 10 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university.
Preferred Education and Experience -MS or PhD or equivalent degree in Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Microbiology or related fields.
-Working knowledge and experience with food animal agriculture.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with stakeholders in the food animal industry.
-Demonstrated ability to conduct applied food animal infectious disease research.
-Demonstrated ability to instruct veterinary students.
Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s) Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s) -Diplomate Status with the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.
Department/Program & College Description About Iowa State University and the Ames Community is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
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