Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 103716
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: AGNR-Veterinary Medicine Program
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Research:
The current focus is on infectious disease programs with an emphasis on virology, bacteriology, parasitology, immunology, pathogenesis, and public health. The position requires the candidate to focus on infectious diseases involved in animal health, human health, or zoonosis. Candidates with an outstanding research background in pathogenesis, immunity, host-pathogen interactions, and vaccine development are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be expected to develop, maintain, and conduct a productive, extramurally-funded research program that will strengthen the current research goals of the department and the college. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have a strong publication record. Candidates applying at the Associate Professor level must have an established research program with a record of or active extramural funding. The selected candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain active and productive collaborations both within and outside the College. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with Federal agencies (USDA, FDA, NIH) and other University departments.

Teaching:
Active participation in the University’s Graduate Program will be required, to include mentoring of graduate students and serving on student advisory committees. The selected candidate will be responsible for the development of one graduate course to be included in the current veterinary medicine curriculum. This new course will be developed in conjunction with active participation in the college’s current teaching objectives and mission goals. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or Ph.D./DVM or equivalent degree with relevant post-doctoral training.

Preferences:
Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 02/05/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 03/31/2018
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
  4. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
  5. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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