Director, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL), and Faculty member, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University. Academic rank (Associate or Full Professor) and salary are negotiable. Requires a DVM or comparable degree with board certification in AVMA-approved specialty. Ph.D. in pathology, microbiology, or related discipline is preferred.
As Director of the VDL, the faculty member is responsible for management and supervision of all activities and facilities within the laboratory. Administrative duties comprise 50% of the position and include management of the laboratory’s organizational structure, budget, personnel, quality assurance program and physical plant and supervision of staff. The Director has oversight of all sections: molecular diagnostics, bacteriology, clinical pathology, histology, necropsy and virology. The Director interacts with the State Veterinarian and representatives of livestock producer groups and state and local veterinary medical associations in order to promote and optimize laboratory activities in Oregon. The Director reports to the Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine. The faculty member will also provide diagnostic services and participate in teaching and research with specific time allocation based on interests and needs.
Qualified applicants should submit an on-line application through the Oregon State University employment web-site at: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu posting P0090UF
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 2, 2017; the position will remain open until it is filled. Questions may be referred to Susan Tornquist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is required.
Tenured Faculty Experience at Professor or Associate Professor level in an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine.
Demonstrated administrative and management abilities.
Other specialized instruction or certificates: Diplomate status in AVMA-approved specialty related to diagnostics.
Work experience: Two years of professional experience in veterinary diagnostic laboratory medicine, providing diagnostic services as well as consultations with clients.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and creating an inclusive environment for students, staff, faculty and clients.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
About Oregon State University, Veterinary Medicine
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon’s natural wonders.