Veterinary Virologist – The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in veterinary microbiology (Virologist) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Responsibilities will include independent and collaborative research, as well as course leadership for veterinary virology portions of the infectious disease course in our professional curriculum. The successful candidate will also participate in residency training in veterinary clinical microbiology. Minimum qualifications for this position include the DVM (or equivalent) degree with additional training in veterinary microbiology. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD and eligibility for, or certification by, the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists. Current departmental focus in virology research includes herpesviruses, respiratory syncytial virus, retroviruses (FIV/FeLV) and viral pathogens associated with bovine respiratory disease complex. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research plans (maximum 3 pages); statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum 2 pages); and a list of three references. The application package, compiled as a single pdf file, should be uploaded to the application portal at (http://jobs.okstate.edu). For all inquiries, please contact Gayle Sisney, administrative assistant at (405-744-6747). Review of applications will begin April 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Minimum qualifications for this position include the DVM (or equivalent) degree with additional training in veterinary microbiology. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD and eligibility for, or certification by, the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists. Applicants with research interests in departmental strengths in bovine respiratory disease bacterial pathogens and tick-borne bacterial pathogens are strongly encouraged to apply.
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