Associate Clinical Professor/Clinical Professor & Director of Diagnostic Lab Services (Internal)

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

Position Function:

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, is seeking applications for the Director of Diagnostic Laboratory Services. This position is located in Starkville, MS.

Salary Grade:  UC

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide oversight of the CVM diagnostic services including staff, equipment, and facility. This includes oversight of the laboratory manager, recruiting and hiring staff, staff evaluation, and other employee actions.
• Responsible for management of laboratory operations including workflow to achieve accurate and timely results.
• Meet financial goals of the lab, access and recommend fee changes, and modify/add/remove tests and laboratory procedures.
• Researches and recommends new equipment and procedures.
• Oversees all aspects of the quality and safety programs.
• Interacts with the State Animal Health Official in cases of reportable disease.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent with experience in diagnostic laboratory medicine, and Diplomate status in an AVMA recognized specialty Board.

Must be an MSU employee. 

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to work in teams..
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply online at and must submit a letter of application describing their interests and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Questions about this position can be referred to Dr. William Epperson

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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