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Assistant Professor - Veterinary Parasitology (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology)

Apply now Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog
Job no: 508491
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About this Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a full time, 12-month, tenure-track position in Veterinary Parasitology at the Assistant Professor level. 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Duties / Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  1. Provide innovative leadership for the department's veterinary clinical parasitology diagnostic service, including interpretation of diagnostic results and clinical consultations with veterinarians and producers
  2. Establish a collaborative veterinary parasitology research program that both furthers the innovative diagnostic testing capabilities of the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) and contributes to the research mission of the department and college
  3. Teach in the veterinary professional curriculum, support graduate student training and participate in post-graduate training of veterinarians

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in parasitology or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired qualifications also include:
    • Experience in providing support for clinical diagnostic services
    • Record of achievement in didactic classroom or small group instruction
    • Record of quality research training
    • Potential for establishment of an extramurally funded research program
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (or equivalent board certification) 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Letter of intent summarizing career goals and current diagnostic, research, and teaching activities
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Outline of research plans
  5. Names and contact information including email addresses for at least three references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Starting date is negotiable, but preferably on or before August 1, 2020. 

Additional Information:

Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Brian Herrin at bhh@vet.k-state.edu.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and qualifications. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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