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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
Phone 515-223-2623
Fax 515-223-2646

Swine Technical Veterinarian/Key Manager

Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of American Home Products Corp, is one of the leading research-based pharmaceutical companies and has more than 4000 employees worldwide. Fort Dodge is the absolute leader in biotechnical advances in the animal health care field. This leadership has been achieved in part because of professional sales people committed to product knowledge, customer service, company pride, and the desire for success.

We are seeking an experienced and qualified individual in swine medicine and production to serve as our Swine Account Manager and represent our quality line of products in the east central and southeast swine production states (IL, IN, OH, PA, KY, VA, NC, SC). You will work closely with veterinarians, nutritionists, production personnel, distributors, and other representatives to detail the benefits of Fort Dodge Animal Health swine biologicals and pharmaceuticals in swine production systems. Extensive overnight travel is required in this territory.

This well-established swine position requires a DVM with a strong background in the swine industry. Our compensation program includes salary, incentive plan, complete insurance benefits, company car, and travel expenses--plus the opportunity to have an impact on our success.

Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to:

  • Regional Manager
  • 3014 Aspen Road
  • Ames, Iowa 50014

Equal opportunity employer.

Faculty Position in Swine Production Medicine

The Department of Clinical Studies at New Bolton Center, School of Veterinary Medicine University of Pennsylvania, invites applications for a faculty position in swine production medicine. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.

The successful applicant will contribute to the continued growth of the New Bolton Center Swine Program through teaching swine production medicine to veterinary students, offering outreach programs and clinical service to the Pennsylvania swine industry, and conducting collaborative or independent research in swine production medicine. Our newly constructed Swine Teaching and Research Center (see promises unique career development opportunities for the new faculty member.

Qualifications include V.M.D. or equivalent degree and advance training in an academic discipline relevant to swine medicine or extensive experience in clinical practice.

Send letter of intent, curriculum vitae and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Department Chairman: Dr. David M. Nunamaker, New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348. The position is expected to be filled by July 31, 2001.

New Bolton Center is in a rural setting, approximately 35 miles southwest of Philadelphia and in close proximity to Lancaster County one of the country's leading swine production areas.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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