Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife with Emphasis on Elk Hoof Disease-Washington

Agency
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA, USA
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
Negotiable
Last Date to Apply
01/08/2018
Website
https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/35236
Description
The position is defined as approximately 75 percent research/graduate education and 25 percent outreach. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a productive research program on elk hoof disease and related research in the areas of infectious disease at the livestock-wildlife-human interface. A significant part of the new program is outreach, communicating research findings to the general public and working collaboratively with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Washington State Department of Agriculture, Native American tribes and other national and international agencies that can lend expertise and field activities to develop solutions. Candidates with a research emphasis on wildlife epidemiology and ecology, infectious hoof diseases of livestock and/or wildlife, or other diseases affecting the domestic livestock-wildlife-human interface, including experience in outreach communication to the general public are especially encouraged to apply.
Qualifications
A PhD degree in biomedical science or related field is required. Evidence of an established, extramurally funded research program, a record of successful collaboration and proven track record of graduate education are preferred. A proven track record in wildlife disease research and ecosystems and experience in outreach communication to the general public is also preferred.
Contact Person
Julie Smith
Contact Phone
jksmith@vetmed.wsu.edu
Contact eMail
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