Assistant or Associate Professor, Parasitology
Job no: 511567
Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Biomedical Science
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty, Other, Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has an open 12-month tenure or clinical track faculty position in parasitology, Assistant or Associate Professor level. This position involves teaching, research and diagnostic parasitology. The department and college have a strong, vibrant, nationally and internationally recognized infectious diseases program. The instructional responsibilities will be to teach parasitology in an innovative DVM professional program, and there will be opportunities to teach graduate level courses consistent with the candidate’s and college’s focus. Evidence of research in parasitology and ability to establish an independent research program is required with background in the following areas especially encouraged: zoonotic parasitic infections, arthropod borne disease, natural and experimental animal models of parasitic diseases, parasiticide resistance, and mechanisms of resistance or susceptibility to parasitic infections. The successful applicant will also supervise the parasitology laboratory of the Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Service (an AAVLD accredited laboratory), provide consultative parasitology service to clients, and provide recommendations on new technologies relative to parasitology assays.
DVM or equivalent and Ph.D in Parasitology or Entomology
ACVM- Parasitology board certification
Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and list of 3 professional references
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
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