Director of Veterinary Science
The National Pork Producers Council is seeking a Director of Veterinary Science. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing pre-harvest food safety programs related to potential parasitic and microbial pathogens, and overseeing and administering the department's pre-harvest pork safety and swine health research responsibilities. This will include development and delivery of educational material for producers and veterinarians, and responsibility for technical advice with respect to regulatory oversight. In addition, this position will address emerging pork safety or swine health issues.
Position requirements include a DVM, with advanced degrees encouraged and experience with the pork industry preferred. Applicants must be able to communicate orally and in writing with producers, veterinarians, government officials, and other professionals, and to translate veterinary medical terms and situations for producers and other audiences.
For further information on the position, please contact:
Dr. Beth Lautner, Vice President Science and Technology
National Pork Producers Council
1776 NW 114 Street
Clive, IA 50325
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