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  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Veterinary Parasitologist
    Auburn University

    Job Description Summary
    The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, train and supervise parasitology residents and graduate students while providing parasitology expertise to residents and graduate students outside of parasitology as needed, participate in the veterinary parasitology diagnostic service, and participate in the training of veterinary students. Auburn University maintains the tradition of training practice-ready veterinarians. Didactic teaching responsibilities include participation in the professional veterinary medical curriculum and graduate curriculum. Pedagogy and scholarly activity will be synergistic with the College’s research, teaching, and clinical service missions.

    The Department of Pathobiology is composed of a dynamic faculty of multiple disciplines, including 1 ACVM board-certified parasitologist, 10 ACVP board-certified clinical or anatomic pathologists, and a board-certified veterinary preventive medicine diplomate as well as a board-certified large animal internist. In addition, the College of Veterinary Medicine has a recently constructed Veterinary Education Center with state-of-the-art technology dedicated to the enhancement of teaching.

    The duties of this position will be divided mainly between developing and maintaining an extramurally funded research program, diagnostic service in the Veterinary Parasitology Laboratory, and didactic and laboratory instruction. Opportunities for collaborative research exist within the department, college, and university, and scholarly activities involving applied
    clinical research and pedagogical research are encouraged within the department.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) at the time employment begins. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

    Desired Qualifications
    Desired but not required qualifications include D.V.M. degree (or equivalent) and diplomate status in Parasitology from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists or the European Veterinary Parasitology College. Desired qualifications also include excellence in research, didactic classroom or small group instruction, written and interpersonal communication, teaching/educational scholarship, and diagnostics.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    The College of Veterinary Medicine affirms that diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of our college and serve to enhance excellence in education, service, research, and outreach. The College of Veterinary Medicine will foster an environment that is culturally sensitive, respectful,
    welcoming, and inclusive in its interactions with its communities.

    The College of Veterinary Medicine affirms its commitment to the recruitment, admissions, hiring, promotion, retention, and education of talented students, faculty, and staff members whose backgrounds reflect rich ethnic and cultural diversity. The college is committed to cultivating a
    climate that celebrates and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion not just in writing, but in the everyday actions and the policies that are implemented and maintained at the college.

    Applications must include: a curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research and/or goals . Resume is optional to include.

    “Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples”

    Review of applications will begin August 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

    For additional information, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Chengming Wang, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, AL 36849-5519. Telephone: 334-844-2601. Email:

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