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Tenure-track Assistant - Associate - Full Professor - Epidemiology

Iowa State University
Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024
The Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ames Iowa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (ISU-VDL) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. The ISU-VDL is a full-service, fully-accredited diagnostic laboratory serving veterinarians and animal owners across the state of Iowa and North America.

This position will allocate approximately 50% effort to independent research in population sciences, 40% in support of ISU-VDL diagnostic services, and 10% to teaching. Research will focus on the development and application of analytical tools and methods for the detection/diagnosis, prevention, and control of infectious diseases in livestock and poultry populations. Research efforts are encouraged to be collaborative and cooperative among professional colleagues (ISU and peer institutions) and ISU-VDL clientele (veterinarians, pork producers, bio-pharma industry). A 40% commitment to ISU-VDL services will focus on enhancing the value and use of veterinary diagnostic information to ISU-VDL clientele and stakeholders. This includes technical support for the development of internal and client-facing diagnostic data management capabilities, the development and use of cutting-edge animal health information management applications, and facilitation of methods for the improvement of livestock and poultry population health using on-going diagnostic data. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach in both the professional and graduate curricula and mentor graduate students in the department's cross-disciplinary graduate programs in Veterinary Preventive Medicine (MS) and Population Sciences in Animal Health (PhD).

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Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

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