Clinical or Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor - Diagnostic Pathology
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The College of Veterinary Medicineâs Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure track or term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor in diagnostic pathology in our Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (ISUÂ VDL) is anÂ AAVLD-accredited, full-service laboratory that serves veterinarians and animal owners of the state of Iowa and across the United States. The caseload is diverse with swine representing the majority of submissions. The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide diagnostic pathology support and deliver comprehensive diagnostic case information on cases from all animal species in a concise and well-organized manner on a year-round (12 month) basis to practicing veterinarians and other animal health professionals. The ability to interact, communicate and collaborate with progressive practicing veterinarians and other stakeholders in animal agriculture is essential.
The person in this position may also have the opportunity to establish a collaborative research program in areas such as infectious disease epidemiology, pathogenesis and control. The successful applicant will also be expected to aid in the development and implementation of new diagnostic procedures and assist in maintaining quality assurance programs. The position will also have the opportunity to teach veterinary students in both classroom and laboratory settings and mentor graduate students and residents.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
DVMÂ or equivalent degree.Â
At least three years of experience and education in veterinary diagnostic medicine after receiving a DVM or equivalent degree and including advanced training in histopathology.
In addition to the requirements of CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR listed above:
CLINCAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: a minimum of 5 years of experience as a diagnostic pathologist
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and documentation of scholarship and impact in diagnostic medicine
MS or PhD or equivalent degree in Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Microbiology, Population Sciences in Animal Health, or other related fields.Â
Working knowledge and experience with production animal medicine.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with VDL stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to independently conduct applied infectious disease research.
Demonstrated ability to instruct veterinary students.
Certification in Food Animal Practice, Beef Cattle Practice, or Swine Health Management through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.
Certification in Anatomic Pathology from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, European College of Veterinary Pathologists, or Japanese College of Veterinary Pathologists.
Demonstrated commitment to and training in diversity and inclusion.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.