Assistant/Associate Professor Immunology and Infectious Animal Diseases
North Carolina A&T State University
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Internal Number: 25996
The primary purpose of this 9-month tenure track position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor, is to conduct extramurally funded research and support graduate (M.S and PhD levels) and undergraduate education and training with a focus in immunology, microbiology; parasitology, bacteriology, virology, laboratory animal medicine, or related disciplines that supports the training of undergraduate pre-veterinary medical students and graduate students in animal health sciences.
The department offers a Bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences, a Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Animal Sciences, a master's degree in Agriculture and Environmental Health Sciences, with a concentration in Integrative Animal Health Systems, and a newly established PhD program in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, with a concentration in Sustainable Animal Production and Health. Graduate training and collaboration across other disciplines and majors is strongly encouraged.
The essential duties and responsibilities are to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program in an area that supports animal health and is in line with the strategic initiatives and goals set forth by the Department of Animal Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and University. The successful candidate is also expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, participate in undergraduate and graduate academic advising, mentoring, and training, student recruitment and retention activities.
Other service-related activities include service on departmental, college and university committees as assigned, service to profession and community, outreach/extension activities and any other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today's needs while keeping an eye on the future. Nationally, CAES produces the largest number of African American graduates in agriculture and second in Animal Sciences.
CAES offers 9 BS degrees, 3 MS degrees and 1 PhD and educates over 1100 students. BS degrees include: Agricultural and Environmental Systems, Agricultural Education, Animal Science, Biological Engineering, Child Development and Family Studies, Family and Consumer Sciences, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture. The graduate programs include MS in Agricultural Education, MS in Agricultural and Environmental Systems and MS in Food and Nutritional Sciences, and the new interdisciplinary PhD in Agriculture and Environmental Sciences with 5 concentrations, including an animal science specialization track.
Internal job number: 001861
Ph.D., DVM, DVM/Ph.D or equivalent degree(s) and formal training in either immunology, microbiology; parasitology, bacteriology, virology, laboratory animal medicine, or related disciplines that supports the training of undergraduate pre-veterinary medical students and graduate students in animal health sciences.
The successful candidate will have evidence of publications.
Applicants with a history of working with animal models livestock/poultry is preferred. Preference may also be given to applicants with experience in veterinary epidemiology and public health.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T 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. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!