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Assistant Professor in Behavioral Medicine

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications should include a letter of intent outlining goals the candidate has as a faculty member, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three or more references.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Tenured/TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Assistant Professor in Behavioral Medicine
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications.
Position Number 00001455
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, subject to department needs.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 195001 - Dept of Clinical Sciences
Department Department of clinical Sciences
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health.

Essential Job Duties

This assistant professor position resides in the Department of Clinical Sciences as a contributing member of the Multispecies Medicine Section (MSM), with duties within the Behavioral Medicine Service (BMS) in the NCSU Veterinary Hospital.

The selected candidate will: 1) Provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for but not necessarily limited to dogs and cats. Clinical responsibilities will entail all the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, development of a home care plan, and fiscally responsible case management). 2) Provide high-quality clinical teaching for veterinary students and house officers, including house officers in other specialty services. 3) Select and mentor resident(s) in the ACVB-approved residency training program. 4)Assist with teaching selectives, electives, and core DVM course labs and didactic lectures to pre-clinical year DVM students, as requested. 5) The selected individual will be expected to establish an active and collaborative research program capable of attracting external grant funding. 6) Overall, the individual will be expected to be a positive and active member of the Department, the MSM Section, and the BMS.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Experience conducting research in companion animal behavior is required; behavioral research experience with other species will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in teaching DVM students and clinical experience with canine and feline species are required; experience with other species will be considered.

Minimum Education/Experience

DVM or equivalent degree required.

Residency training, (or equivalent experience) in veterinary behavior and board certification or eligibility for the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) exam is required.

Clinical experience in companion animal veterinary behavior is required.

Candidates must meet requirements for faculty or regular veterinary licensure in North Carolina.

Departmental Required Skills

N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

N/A

Required License or Certification

Candidates must meet requirements for faculty or regular veterinary licensure in North Carolina.

Board certification or eligibility for the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) exam is required.

Special Instructions

Applications should include a letter of intent outlining goals the candidate has as a faculty member, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three or more references.

Job Open Date 07/28/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
08/21/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2018
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC 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.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position requires a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree in addition to residency training, (or equivalent experience) in veterinary behavior and board certification or eligibility for the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) exam. Clinical experience in companion animal veterinary behavior is required. Candidates must meet requirements for faculty or regular veterinary licensure in North Carolina. To you meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Can you lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs frequently and up to 100 lbs with assistance?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents