Postdoc Research Associate â Swine Infectious Disease Surveillance
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) department at Iowa State Universityâs College of Veterinary Medicine is accepting applications for a post-DVM, Postdoctoral Research Associate. This position is located in Ames, Iowa.
The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting independent field research in commercial swine production sites with a focus on infectious disease surveillance. Funding for the project comes through a cooperative agreement with the USDA.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to concurrently pursue a graduate degree, participate in journal clubs, and present research findings at regional and national professional conferences.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
â¢ DVM or equivalent degree.
â¢ Demonstrated focus on swine veterinary medicine.
â¢Â 1-year work experience in commercial swine production.
â¢ 1 year of additional education or training in swine production medicine.
Department/Program & College Description:
VDPAM supports the continual improvement of food animal agriculture and food supply veterinary medicine to benefit Iowa and the world. The department is made up of highly trained specialists who span a wide range of veterinary disciplines and species interests. Faculty have expertise in diagnostics, medicine, surgery, pathology, microbiology, epidemiology, public health, and production medicine.
Proposed Start Date:
June 9, 2021
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
June 8, 2022
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed. Â
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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.