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Assistant/Associate Professor of Laboratory Animal Medicine
Tuskegee University


Date Posted Feb. 1, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Laboratory Animal Medicine
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Small/Lab Animal Medicine
 
 

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor- Laboratory Animal Medicine
Department: Pathobiology/College of Veterinary Medicine

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Assistant/Associate Professor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Candidate must develop a syllabus and teach the core course, Avian, Exotics and Laboratory Animal Diseases to DVM students.
Serve as an attending veterinarian and member of the Tuskegee University Animal Care and Use Committee.
Possess or secure within one year of employment, the "Alabama Veterinary Medicine and Surgery License".
Maintain and renew the University’s Animal Welfare Act registration number every three years; must prepare Annual Report of Research Facility (APHIS Form 7023 and 7023A) every year and submit to the agency.
Develop "Animal Welfare Assurance" document of Public Health Service (PHS) policy for Humane and Use of Laboratory Animals every four or five years, and maintain ‘Animal Welfare Assurance Number’ in the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW).
Prepare Annual Report to the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) every year and submit to the agency.
Conduct research, either independently or collaboratively, apply for external grant funding and guide graduate and/or professional student research.
Further develop the Central Laboratory Animal Facility.
Manage the Comparative Medicine Resource Center (CMRC) "Budget" to include managing the salary of four animal technicians and one Administrative Assistant; purchase animal supplies and CMRC office maintenance supplies; maintain CMRC vehicle and dog trailer.

Qualifications
The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree, Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency certificate, and American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board eligibility is required. Preference will be given to those candidates possessing the PhD in a related discipline and ACLAM Diplomate status.
Candidate must have demonstrated research experience and show evidence of technical skills related to bio-instrumentation and record keeping
Successful candidate must have demonstrated teaching experience and at least two years of federal regulatory experience in a School or College of Veterinary Medicine or pertinent agency

Salary
Commensurate with education, training and experience; Salary is contingent upon outside funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application and submit a resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Incomplete application and/or application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: employment@tuskegee.edu
Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.


 
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