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KSU Veterinary Medicine
Manhattan, Kansas, United States (on-site)
14 days ago

Description

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (https://www.vet.k-state.edu/academics/dmp/) and the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL; http://www.ksvdl.org/), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, invite applications for a Veterinary Clinical Bacteriologist and KSVDL Section Head. This is a tenure- or clinical-track faculty position with a 12-month appointment. Applicants will be considered for employment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor based on academic experience. The position carries approximately 50% research and 25% teaching responsibilities, with approximately 25% of the appointment toward leading the Bacteriology and Mycology section of the KSVDL. 

Applicants must have demonstrated experience and expertise in veterinary clinical bacteriology, and possess a PhD degree in bacteriology. Preference will be given to applicants with DVM (or equivalent), board certification by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, and/or 5+ years of experience in veterinary clinical laboratory management.  Applicants with demonstrated potential to develop an extramurally funded research program, and experience teaching veterinary clinical bacteriology are also preferred.  The successful candidate is expected to manage the Bacteriology and Mycology section of the KSVDL. The KSVDL is a full-service, AAVLD-accredited laboratory, offering a complete range of diagnostic services for all species. The teaching responsibilities will include coordinating a team-taught Veterinary Bacteriology course for DVM students as well as graduate student teaching and mentorship. The faculty member in this position will be expected to establish and maintain a robust research program in veterinary bacteriology.  The department is particularly interested in individuals with demonstrated experience in collaborative research across disciplines.  The successful candidate would have the opportunity to use their expertise in veterinary clinical bacteriology to lead and collaborate on research within established areas of expertise within the College, including on antimicrobial resistance, food safety and public health, and infectious diseases of cattle and other species.

Kansas State University is a major land-grant research university located in Manhattan KS, a dynamic collegiate community of approximately 52,000 in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas.  The department, university and community provide an excellent research environment including Centers of Excellence in Emerging Zoonotic Animal Diseases, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Outcomes Research and Epidemiology, Vector-Borne Diseases, among others (https://www.vet.k-state.edu/research/centers-institutes/), the BSL3 Biosecurity Research Institute (https://www.bri.k-state.edu/), the USDA Arthropod-Borne Animal Disease Research Unit (https://www.ars.usda.gov/plains-area/mhk/cgahr/abadru/) and the new National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) (https://www.usda.gov/nbaf). Additional interrelated research facilities and collaborative opportunities exist within the Departments of Animal Sciences and Industry and the Division of Biology.  Manhattan consistently ranks as one of the top college-towns in the nation offering a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities in a friendly and progressive community (https://cityofmhk.com/).

Interested candidates should submit a detailed cover letter that includes specific information relevant to the applicant’s ability to meet the qualifications, statements of interests and goals related to research, diagnostic service and teaching, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references who have agreed to speak or write letters of recommendation.  Nominations and inquiries should be sent to Ms. Brandy Nowakowski at nowakows@vet.k-state.edu or call (785) 532-4401.  Specific questions concerning the position can be referred to the chair of the search committee, Dr. David Renter (drenter@vet.k-state.edu), Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, 1800 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506-5606.



Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in bacteriology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with DVM (or equivalent), board certification by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, and/or 5+ years of experience in veterinary clinical laboratory management.
  • Applicants with demonstrated potential to develop an extramurally funded research program, and experience teaching veterinary clinical bacteriology are also preferred. 

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65816054
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Manhattan, Kansas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: KSU Veterinary Medicine
  • Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Bacteriology
  • Job Function: Administration
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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