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Assistant / Associate Professor (Food Animal Therapeutics -

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC137331920
Company Name
Kansas State University Libraries
Physical Address

Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Description

University Mission:
The mission of Kansas State University is to foster excellent teaching, research, and service that develop the highly skilled and educated citizenry necessary to advancing the well-being of Kansas, the nation and the international community.

The Opportunity:
The Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Health Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant /Associate Professor position in Food Animal Therapeutics – Outreach.

The successful candidate will dedicate approximately 70% of their time in support of veterinary practitioners for decisions related to the use of drugs in food animals. A primary mechanism of this support will be the development of a web-based support platform which will include systematic reviews of efficacy as well as guidance in interpretation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing results. This platform is intended to become the international standard for antimicrobial stewardship in food animals. The successful candidate will be the lead intermediary between the clinical pharmacology group and information technology personnel supporting the effort. The successful candidate will participate in delivery of a food animal-based clinical pharmacology elective for senior veterinary practitioners. Course delivery will heavily incorporate the electronic platform. An important component of the position includes direct outreach to veterinary practitioners through consultation, continuing education (training modules and face-to-face), and social media. The remaining effort will be directed towards identification, prioritization, and conduct of research which will aid food animal practitioners in developing therapeutic protocols for food animals.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree and an MS or Ph.D. in the field of pharmacology or closely related field
  • Demonstrated abilities in preparation and presentation of materials for continuing education for veterinary practitioners are required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certification or board eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: food animal practice, systematic literature reviews, information database management, and research in the area of food animal clinical pharmacology

Position Information:
The starting date is negotiable. Professorial rank is based on academic experience and accomplishments commensurate with departmental guidelines for each academic rank. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

University Information:
Kansas State University educates more than 24,000 of tomorrow’s potential leaders, and provides some of the best global food systems and biosecurity research in the world. In fact, the university is progressing toward its goal of becoming a Top 50 public research university by 2025.

The university has nine academic colleges and offers more than 250 majors and options. The Graduate School offers 65 master’s degrees, 45 doctoral degrees and 22 graduate certificates in multiple disciplines. The Princeton Review recognizes the university as one of the nation’s best colleges, and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S.

Commonly referred to as K-State, the community is proud of its welcoming environment, and considers all K-Staters family. Our athletic teams, known as the Wildcats, compete in the Big 12 Conference and frequently win titles and championships.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a Curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing career goals and contact information including email addresses for three professional references must be included.

Application queries or nominations should be sent to:
Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Apley at mapley@vet.k-state.edu. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s commitment to the** Principles of Community.**

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670080050 Clinical Sciences

Job no: 506767

Work type: Academic / Faculty – 12 month

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Pay Grade: 001

Advertised: 23 Feb 2019 Central Standard Time

Applications close: Open until filled


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