|The University of Tennessee - Assitant Professor - Diagnostic/Parasitology
|Date Posted||Monday, 11 June 2012|
The University of Tennessee Dept of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Drive, RM A205
Knoxville , TN 37996-4546
The University if Tennessee invites applications form all qualified individuals for a full-time faculty appointment as Assistant Professor, Veterinary Parasitologist in the Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine. This position offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to blend diagnostic service, teaching, and discovery in the area of veterinary parasitology. The Clinical Parasiology Service receives a broad variety of submissions annually from domestic, wild and exotic animal species. Although diagnostic in nature, these materials also represent an important resource for teaching and research.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
The successful candidate will have a significant commitment to the diagnostic parasitology service and teaching in the professional (DVM) curriculum. Diagnostic service responsibilities will include: interpretation of laboratory test results; consultation with veterinarians regarding test results; diagnostic testing procedures, and treatment options; and leadership involvement in all laboratory initiatives, including continuous quality improvement. Faculty member expectations will also include research, at a level commensurate with the successful candidate's interests and abilities. The position will be offered at the rank of assistant professor, in either a tenure or clinical (non-tenure) academic track, dependent on the individual's qualifications and goals.
|Qualifications||DVM(or equivalent degree)from an institution accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association or a PhD.
Post-graduate experience and/or strong documented interest in veterinary parasitology.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with others in a collegial, team atmosphere
Teaching experience at the graduate or professional (DVM,MD,etc) level and/or enthusiasm for teaching in veterinary parasitology. Preference will be given to those with a DVM.
|How to Apply||Applicants should submit their letter of intent, names and addresses of at least three references, and current curriculum vitae to the Chair of the search committee|
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