Assistant/Associate Professor of Swine Production Medicine. The College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, invites applications for a tenure track or clinical track faculty position in swine production medicine. Qualifications include DVM degree and either post-DVM training in swine production medicine or t3-year practice or industrial experience in this area. The successful candidate should be capable in production records analysis, and should have epidemiologic skills and have ability to work with large-scale confinement operators. The candidate will be expected to participate in teaching veterinary students and mentoring graduate students seeking a Masters in Production Medicine degree. Participation in research will also be required. These assignments are negotiable depending upon the candidate's professional goals. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application describing their interests and professional goals, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to:
Dr. J. Roger Easley, Director, Diagnostic and Field Services
PO Box 9825, College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9825
Mississippi State University is an AA/EEOE
Adjunct Instructor (3/4 time) in Veterinary Diagnostic Microbiology. The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, is offering a postgraduate training position in veterinary diagnostic microbiology beginning on or after March 1, 1999. This is a unique opportunity to obtain training, acquire experience, and conduct research in veterinary diagnostic microbiology in the context of a strong departmental effort in production animal medicine. The resident will acquire knowledge in essential diagnostic techniques and data interpretation, and will interact with veterinary practitioners, pathologists, and other animal health specialists in the context of diagnostic medicine. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in microbiology (bacteriology, virology, immunology, epidemiology/informatics) applied to problems in veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine. This position allows time for, and is expected to result in, the successful completion of an advanced degree (MS or PhD). Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure in the state or country where the degree was obtained. One or more years in veterinary practice with experience and interest in diagnostic medicine related to livestock is highly desirable. Applicants who possess the PhD degree will be expected to conduct postdoctoral research. Starting salary is $22,000-$24,000 per year plus benefits, depending on qualifications and experience. Inquiries or applications (to include a letter stating career goals, research interests, and names and addresses of three professional references, plus a curriculum vita and college transcripts) should be addressed to Dr. Gary D. Osweiler, Director, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-1250; phone 515-294-1950; email OSWEILER@iastate.edu. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 1, 1999 or until position is filled. Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.