The Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky is seeking applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the field of clinical veterinary diagnostic toxicology at the UKVDL. The primary responsibility of this position is the provision of veterinary diagnostic toxicology service for the animal industry in Kentucky. The animal industries served by the UKVDL include a large internationally-distinguished equine industry in central Kentucky and substantial beef cattle operations statewide in addition to a variety of other food animals, wildlife, and pet species. The successful individual will oversee the operation of the Toxicology Section to meet the quality standards required for AAVLD accreditation. The individual will be required to develop an effective working relationship with livestock producers and veterinarians within the state and with the other faculty at the UKVDL and the broader Department of Veterinary Science. The individual will be expected to serve on appropriate departmental, college, and university committees as assigned. The Distribution of Effort will be approximately 90% Service and 10% Research.
A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please include the following documents with your application:
1) A letter of intent and outlining special interest in the position, qualifications and experience
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application
Informal inquires and questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Alan Loynachan, Search Committee Chair, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 859-257-8283. Application review will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.