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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Molecular (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory)

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Job no: 510169
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Education / Instructional, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

We have an opening on the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) team! The KSVDL and Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (DMP), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University is seeking a seasoned, enthusiastic, collaborative, and team-oriented individual with a keen focus on relevant, timely, accurate diagnostic results. We have an opening for Clinical-Track faculty team member at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor that requires a doctorate degree (PhD/DVM/MD/DO) with training in a relevant discipline and management/supervisory experience.  The primary responsibility of the position is to provide oversight to the Molecular Diagnostic Service Laboratory in the KSVDL.  Duties will primarily include 70-80% directed service and 20-30% research/teaching. The molecular service section performs a high-volume and variety of PCR tests for many species as well as testing for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN).  Most of the service component will be filled by overseeing the molecular service section team, diverse testing, and client needs.  To meet turnaround time for clients this section is staffed 6 days a week and will require variable weekend hours by the section head.  The KSVDL is an AAVLD accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratory.  Information regarding directed service, research, and teaching opportunities within KSVDL and the Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology is available on our web sites (http://www.ksvdl.org/) and (http://www.vet.ksu.edu/depts/dmp/).  

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes 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.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in combination with molecular laboratory experience
  • Understanding and experience with quality management systems in clinical settings
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong commitment to directed service and client interactions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DVM in addition to Ph.D.
  • Management/supervisory experience

How to Apply: 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application that includes a statement of career goals, a curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation. 

For additional information contact the KSVDL Director, Dr. Jamie Henningson (heningsn@vet.ksu.edu, 785-532-5650).

Review of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. 

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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