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Assistant/Associate Professor in Parasitology
Oklahoma State University

Date Posted Aug. 24, 2022
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Parasitology
University Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK, United States
Department Veterinary Pathobiology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Parasitology

Veterinary Parasitology Position

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position in Veterinary Parasitology. The appointee will be expected to develop and sustain a competitive, extramurally funded research program in veterinary parasitology. Their research program should complement the College’s interactive and dynamic research environment committed to investigating infectious diseases of animals and humans.

The successful candidate will be expected to excel at teaching and inclusive mentoring in our professional veterinary curriculum and our Comparative Biomedical Science graduate program and participate in diagnostic consultation to the Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. Participation in College service committees is expected.

Qualifications include dual DVM/PhD degrees (or equivalent) or PhD however, advanced training and experience in veterinary parasitology is expected. Individuals with achievement of or eligibility for certification in Parasitology by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists are specifically encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills, a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and a proven record of research productivity that would be expected to garner competitive support. Appointment will be at the assistant or associate professorial rank.

The College is home to the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology (NCVP), a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the discipline by bringing together partners from academia and industry to address emerging issues. The primary goals of NCVP are to train the next generation of future leaders of veterinary parasitology, promote outstanding veterinary clinical parasitology research, provide veterinary clinical parasitology diagnostic expertise to practicing veterinarians, and provide science-based consulting expertise on parasite treatment and prevention strategies. Participation and leadership among NCVP-directed activities and initiatives will be expected.

The College and University has excellent research support facilities including multiple BSL-3 laboratories and ABSL-3 animal housing rooms, Center for Genomics and Proteomics, Immunopathology Core, Oklahoma Statewide Shared Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility, Recombinant DNA/Protein Resource Facility, Electron Microscopy Laboratory, and High-Performance Computing Center.

Nominations and applications by interested applicants should include a CV, a description of the research program and plans for further program development, and the names and contact information of five references. To apply, visit: Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Mason Reichard, Professor and Search Committee Chair, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater,OK 74078, or . Applications received by September 30, 2022, will receive optimal consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled.

Stillwater is a university town situated between Oklahoma City and Tulsa with an easy 1-hour commute to either city. There are ample opportunities for cultural, sporting, entertainment, and recreational activities. Stillwater has excellent public schools and is an excellent place to live. The city has been recognized by numerous organizations for providing a high quality of life (

  • Oklahoma State University, is an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs, and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https:///

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Mason Reichard
    Veterniary Pathobiology
    Oklahoma State University
    250 McElroy Hall
    Stillwater, OK 74078
  • 405-744-6745


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