The Department of Biomedical Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.
The Department of Biomedical Sciences, an integral component of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine (CCVM), provides instruction to students in a professional veterinary medical program leading to a DVM degree, in MS and PhD degree programs, and provides diagnostic services through the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Statewide diagnostic services benefit practicing veterinarians, wildlife officials, livestock and poultry industries, and pet owners. Research is of economic and public health significance, aimed at improving human and animal health and welfare, and of particular importance to the State of Oregon and the nation.
The primary responsibility of this position is research and discovery relevant to the research mission of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the CCVM. Establishment of an independent research program is expected. Collaborative research is encouraged. The incumbent will be expected to pursue creative scholarship by publishing in relevant and peer-reviewed journals, books, and/or other media.
The incumbent will contribute to the provision of anatomic pathology services to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. This includes necropsy, histopathology, and consultation with referring veterinarians and clients. Participation in the weekend and evening on-call duty roster is also required.
The incumbent will actively participate in instructional activities of the core professional veterinary curriculum of the CCVM with emphasis on general and systemic pathology. The incumbent will participate in the instruction of veterinary students in the techniques of diagnostic pathology, especially during the necropsy rotation component of the fourth year of the DVM program.
Typically requires PhD or terminal degree (Masters for some Extension positions and MLS for Library positions), demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom Extension, or other setting, and develop a research program in the academic discipline/unit.
DVM or equivalent required.
Diplomate status or eligibility for taking the boards of the American or European College of Veterinary Pathologists is required.
Experience in research and diagnostic pathology.
The ability to effectively communicate (in writing and verbally) with diagnostic laboratory clientele, veterinary, graduate, and undergraduate students, staff, and colleagues is essential.
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.
The employee in this position will often be required to move objects weighing up 50lb, and to move objects up to 1000 pounds with the assistance of lift equipment. The employee will participate in after-hours and weekend duties.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is Commensurate with Education and Experience
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