Assistant Professor of Poultry Virology


Assistant Professor of Poultry Virology

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Department: 196001 – Dept-Population,Health,Pathobi

Location: Raleigh, NC

Essential Job Duties:
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track position (12-month appointment) in the field of Poultry Virology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The new faculty member will be expected to establish an independent research program. This position will have the opportunity to complement and collaborate with, the existing Poultry Health Management faculty and participate in the NC State Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), located on the veterinary college campus. Expertise among the Poultry Health Management faculty includes but is not limited to the study of Marek’s Disease, clostridial diseases, coccidiosis, gut health, and related control measures, and the health and maintenance of backyard poultry flocks.

The goals of this position are to expand CVM’s basic and applied poultry virology research program, while supporting poultry producers, veterinarians and the NC Poultry industry and production. In collaboration with the other faculty and stakeholders, the candidate will explore the pathogenesis and control of viral diseases of importance to the poultry industry. In addition, the candidate is expected to expand outreach and extension work with stakeholders in the NC poultry Industry. In this context, the successful candidate will be involved with diagnostic services, including but not limited to development and/or implementation of diagnostic tests, treatment, and prevention of viral diseases related to the poultry industry needs. The selected individual will be expected to liaise with the NC Department of Agriculture and the NC Poultry Industry.

In addition to research and outreach, the successful applicant will teach DVM students and train graduate students and House Officers, particularly those residents who select to complete the optional master’s degree in poultry medicine.

Other Work/Responsibilities:
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a distinguished record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals and obtain extramural funding.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
  • Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary and graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree and Diplomate of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians (DACPV) or eligible.

Required license or certification:

  • Eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina is required.
  • Valid NC Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of start date.

Position Number: 00001489

AA/EEO Statement:
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected]. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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