The primary purpose of the position is supporting undergraduate pre-veterinary medical student preparation for entry into Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and related health science educational careers. This 9 month tenure track position will be assigned to teach undergraduate/graduate courses related to the following areas: laboratory animal science, animal science, gross anatomy, histology, principles of medical disease and/or medical terminology. The candidate will participate in graduate training.
The successful candidate is expected to continue, or develop, a research program related to integrated animal health initiatives and/or biomedical science within the purview of the initiatives set forth by research programs within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, including the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and NIH. The candidate will participate in graduate training. Preference may be given to scientists with skills and interest in animal health, animal imaging (CT,MRI, radiology, microbiology, microsurgery, and/or ultrasonography or laboratory animal medicine.
Other service related activities will include serving on university committees, community service, professional consultation, and student advising. The position is a 9 month tenure track appointment.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today’s needs while keeping an eye on the future. The Department of Animal Sciences faculty conduct research related to farm, laboratory, and companion animal species. North Carolina A&T State University is a premier agricultural school producing the largest number of African American graduates in agriculture and second in Animal Science. The appointee will have access to a range of animal and infrastructure resources including the laboratory animal resource facility, farm, and research lab and many collaborative opportunities within the Department. Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and also provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world.
Internal job number: 001126
Ph.D.,DVM,DVM/Ph.D or equivalent degree(s) to be considered for this position (e.g.,formal training in infectious diseases of animals, anatomy or imaging science or laboratory animal medicine that supports training of undergraduate pre-veterinary medical students and graduate students in animal health science). The terminal degree is required by the date of anticipated appointment.
Preference may be given to scientists with skills and interest in animal health, animal imaging (CT,MRI,radiology, microsurgery, microbiology, and/or ultrasonography) or laboratory animal medicine.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience working with private and public external constituencies
Ability to advocate for the university.
Ability to acquire funding from external sources.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!