Assistant Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Beef Cattle Production Medicine and Epidemiology.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

Beef Cattle Production Medicine and Epidemiology

Anticipated Appointment Date:

January 1, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The position will be responsible to lead epidemiologic research on important problems affecting beef cattle production, with focus on southeastern US production systems. This position will participate in teaching in the DVM program and will provide on-farm experiences incorporating production medicine principles. They will serve as liaison with the Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory System for beef cattle diagnostic laboratory submissions and will offer follow-up on cattle diagnostic cases. Maintenance of close ties to the Mississippi Cattlemen’s and Farm Bureau organizations is expected.

The FTE for this position is 40% research, 30% teaching, and 30% service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required qualifications include:
1. A DVM (or equivalent) with license to practice in MS.
2. Maintenance of USDA Accreditation Category 2.
3. A PhD in a related area by start date.
4. Board certification in an AVMA recognized specialty within 2 years of start date.
5. Practical experience in at least one phase of beef cattle production.
6. Demonstrated collegiality, excellent teaching and presentation skills.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply online. Please include up to date curriculum vitae, cover letter, transcripts (with SSN didacted) along with names and addresses of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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