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Assistant/Associate Professor, Veterinary Parasitologist

Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama, United States
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Jan 1, 2024

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Veterinary Parasitologist

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The Department of Pathobiology at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position in Veterinary Parasitology at faculty rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be divided between didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary parasitology, diagnostic service in the Veterinary Parasitology Laboratory, and scholarly pursuits. Auburn University maintains the tradition of training practice-ready veterinarians. Didactic teaching responsibilities include participation in the professional veterinary medical curriculum and graduate curriculum. Pedagogy and scholarly activity will be synergistic with the College’s research, teaching, and clinical service missions. Opportunities for collaborative research exist within the department, college, and university, and scholarly activities involving applied clinical research and pedagogical research are encouraged within the department.

The Parasitology section strives to provide excellent diagnostic service. Diagnostic samples are submitted for evaluation from both the large and small animal teaching hospitals, outside veterinarians, the Southeastern Raptor Center, the Canine Performance Sciences program, and a variety of researchers. Collaborating diagnostic services within the Department of Pathobiology include anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, molecular hemostasis, Pythium diagnostics, flow cytometry, microbiology, virology/serology, and molecular diagnostics. University core facilities support advanced microscopy and imaging, laser microdissection, multispectral imaging, and flow cytometry- FACS . Departmental research programs exist in aquatic pathobiology, molecular virology and bacteriology, molecular diagnostics, food safety, pathogen detection, basic and applied immunology, parasitology, platelet pathophysiology, molecular genetics, oncology, pathogenetic mechanisms of infectious diseases, embryo-pathogen interactions, epidemiology, poultry pathology and neuropathology. Additional opportunities for teaching and research collaboration are available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and with faculty from across Auburn University (including the College of Agriculture, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, and Harrison College of Pharmacy).

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include DVM degree (or equivalent) or Ph.D at the time employment begins.; however, advanced training and experience in veterinary parasitology is expected. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin, and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Desired but not required qualifications include diplomate status in Parasitology from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists or the European Veterinary Parasitology College. Desired qualifications also include excellence in didactic classroom or small group instruction, written and interpersonal communication, teaching/educational scholarship, and diagnostics.

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Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023 and continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, letter of intent summarizing career goals, and names and contact information including e-mail addresses for three references. For additional information, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Stuart Price, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, AL 36849-5519. Telephone: 334-844-2673. Email: .

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples”

The College of Veterinary Medicine affirms that diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of our college and serve to enhance excellence in education, service, research and outreach. The College of Veterinary Medicine will foster an environment that is culturally sensitive, respectful, welcoming and inclusive in its interactions with its communities. The College of Veterinary Medicine affirms its commitment to the recruitment, admissions, hiring, promotion, retention and education of talented students, faculty and staff members whose backgrounds reflect rich ethnic and cultural diversity. The college is committed to cultivating a climate that celebrates and supports diversity, equity and inclusion not just in writing, but in the everyday actions and the policies that are implemented and maintained at the college.

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