Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Swine Medicine and Applied Virology

The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Swine Medicine and Applied Virology.


Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and a Master’s degree or higher in a related field. PhD and/or diplomate status in a relevant specialty board is preferred. Eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina is required.


The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track position (12 month appointment) in the field of Clinical Swine Medicine and Applied Virology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor depending on selected candidate’s research achievements and level of extramural funding.

The goals of this position are to expand CVM’s basic and applied virology research, and support producers, veterinarians and the NC Swine Industry in swine production by developing vaccines and offering diagnostic testing and diagnostic services. There will be a significant clinical commitment including a continued expansion of outreach and extension work with stakeholders in the NC Swine Industry. The clinical component will also include teaching DVM students and training House Officers and graduate students. The selected individual will be expected to form a partnership with the NC Department of Agriculture and the NC Swine Industry. Other responsibilities include serving on the Teaching Animal Unit (TAU) steering committee, assuming a leadership role at TAU associated with the swine sector, liaising with the NCDA Veterinary Division and the NCSU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and assisting in the development of a resident program in the swine area.


Commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications

To Apply:

Applications should include a cover letter specifying research area of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references. To apply for this position please visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/56308 (position # 00001476). Applications will only be accepted online.

The committee will begin review of applications in September with an anticipated start date for this position in November 2015.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions pertaining to this position can be directed to:

Paula Cray
Professor and Department Head
Department of Population Health and Pathobiology

Appointment Date: On or after November 1, 2015.

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