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Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Veterinary Diagnostic Toxicology

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Veterinary Diagnostic Toxicology
Requisition Number FE02170
Working Title Diagnostic Veterinary Toxicologist
Work Location 1490 Bull Lea Road, Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

DVM or equivalent and/or PhD

Required Related Experience

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky is seeking applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the field of clinical veterinary diagnostic toxicology at the UKVDL. The primary responsibility of this position is the provision of veterinary diagnostic toxicology service for the animal industry in Kentucky. The animal industries served by the UKVDL include a large internationally-distinguished equine industry in central Kentucky and substantial beef cattle operations statewide in addition to a variety of other food animals, wildlife, and pet species. The successful individual will oversee the operation of the Toxicology Section to meet the quality standards required for AAVLD accreditation. The individual will be required to develop an effective working relationship with livestock producers and veterinarians within the state and with the other faculty at the UKVDL and the broader Department of Veterinary Science. The individual will be expected to serve on appropriate departmental, college, and university committees as assigned. The Distribution of Effort will be approximately 90% Service and 10% Research.

A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1) A letter of intent and outlining special interest in the position, qualifications and experience
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application

Informal inquires and questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Alan Loynachan, Search Committee Chair, by email alan.loynachan@uky.edu or phone 859-257-8283. Application review will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with Board certification or eligibility by the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology as well as Clinical experience and competence in veterinary toxicology

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2020-03-08

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