Assistant Professor-Veterinary Medicine Extension

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine seeks a full-time, permanent, tenure-track Assistant Professor-Veterinary Medicine Extension position located at it's campus in Pullman, Washington.

The position will actively engage in outreach and collaboration with agricultural animal producers and employees, industry stakeholders, government representatives, veterinary practitioners, and the statewide network of Extension educators. It will also engage in scholarly pursuits in collaboration with other faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, focusing on agricultural animal health research and field disease investigation.  It will engage in the education and training mission of the the College of Veterinary Medicine throughout its professional DVM program, graduate and potentially undergraduate curriculum.

Required Qualifications: D.V.M. or equivalent degree and earned Ph.D. in population health, epidemiology or related field are required by the appointment start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in agricultural animal health with an emphasis on population health of production agricultural animals.

  • Experience communicating with veterinary practitioners and agricultural animal owners.
  • A record of scholarship commensurate with the number of years of post-graduate experience.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by October 18, 2021 will be considered in the initial review process. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through www.hrs.wsu.edu/jobs including 1) cover letter summarizing candidate’s qualifications and commitment/contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of Extension interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals;  and 6) contact information for three (3) professional references including name, title, organization, phone number and email address. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Craig McConnel, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (cmcconnel@wsu.edu), or by telephone (509-335-0766).

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

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