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Department Head, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology
North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine

Date Posted Jul. 11, 2023
Title Department Head, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology
University North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, NC, United States
Department Department of Population Health and Pathobiology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Pathology/Pathobiology

The NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites qualified candidates to apply for the Population Health and Pathobiology (PHP) Department Head position.

Position Information:  The PHP Department Head must be an innovative, creative, visionary, and collaborative leader with the ability and experience required to guide the members of this multi-disciplinary department in achieving its mission. The PHP Department Head must also possess the leadership skills and vision to advance the impact and reputation of the PHP Department nationally and internationally. The PHP Department plays a critical role in the College’s success. Primary duties of the Department Head include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide academic and scientific leadership in defining and achieving departmental goals.
  • Grow the departmental research enterprise. It is anticipated that the Department Head will have a strong record in research and may continue to pursue a personal research program. 
  • Improve the service and teaching activities of the department, as part of the larger College mission in those areas. 
  • Serve as the primary Departmental advocate in enhancing the visibility and prestige of the departmental sections and disciplines, and in growing interdisciplinary programs. 
  • Uphold One CVM values by prioritizing community, practicing inclusivity and collaboration, promoting innovation and pursuing our passion.
  • Continue to build a strong mentorship program for professional development of department members. 
  • Manage fiscal planning and administration, direct and evaluate faculty and administrative staff.


Qualifications:  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)/Veterinary Medicine Doctor (VMD) (or equivalent) and PhD preferred, or PhD. Demonstrated academic leadership. A record of active participation in professional/scientific affairs and of research and teaching experience. Current Rank of Tenured Full Professor or currently eligible or under evaluation for such.


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  • AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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  • Human Resources
    Ncsu Cvm
    NC State CVM, Human Resources
    1060 William Moore Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • 919-515-2135


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