The Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Health Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure track, assistant/associate professor position in Food Animal Therapeutics - Outreach.
The successful candidate will dedicate approximately 70% of their time in support of veterinary practitioners for decisions related to the use of drugs in food animals. A primary mechanism of this support will be the development of a web-based support platform which will include systematic reviews of efficacy as well as guidance in interpretation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing results. This platform is intended to become the international standard for antimicrobial stewardship in food animals. The successful candidate will be the lead intermediary between the clinical pharmacology group and information technology personnel supporting the effort. The successful candidate will participate in delivery of a food animal-based clinical pharmacology elective for senior veterinary practitioners. Course delivery will heavily incorporate the electronic platform. An important component of the position includes direct outreach to veterinary practitioners through consultation, continuing education (training modules and face-to-face), and social media. The remaining effort will be directed towards identification, prioritization, and conduct of research which will aid food animal practitioners in developing therapeutic protocols for food animals.
Required qualifications include a DVM or equivalent degree and an MS or Ph.D in the field of pharmacology or closely related field. Board certification or board eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology is a preferred qualification. Demonstrated abilities in preparation and presentation of materials for continuing education for veterinary practitioners are required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: food animal practice, systematic literature reviews, information database management, and research in the area of food animal clinical pharmacology.
The starting date is negotiable. Professorial rank is based on academic experience and accomplishments commensurate with departmental guidelines for each academic rank. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.
To apply, please complete the online application at http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/ #506767. Curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing career goals and contact information for three professional references must be included. Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Apley at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.
Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Internal Number: 506767
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