Texas A&M University-Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Location: College Station, Texas
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) at Texas A&M University invites applicants for an 11-month, full-time, fully budgeted, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in the area of epidemiology and public health.The successful applicant will join an existing group of enthusiastic epidemiologists located within the VMBS (https://vetmed.tamu.edu/epidemiology/). In the spirit of One Health, we seek an energetic individual who is applying innovative epidemiologic approaches to solve animal and human health problems. Applicants with a background in infectious disease epidemiology, livestock epidemiology, transboundary diseases, and/or wildlife ecology are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain a vigorous extramurally funded research program. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising graduate students in the Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology Program and Biomedical Sciences program and teaching one or more graduate-level courses in keeping with the candidate’s interests and departmental needs. Possible course topics include, but are not limited to, epidemiologic methods, disease surveillance, food hygiene, and zoonotic diseases. There may also be opportunities to teach at the veterinary professional level.
Salary and start-up package will be competitive and commensurate with level of accomplishment.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a personal statement that includes the applicant’s philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service, three key publications exemplifying the applicant’s research accomplishments, and names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references, by clicking this link apply.interfolio.com/122906. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2024, but an earlier date may be negotiable. For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Christine Budke (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The position requires a PhD degree in epidemiology or related field and a record of peer-reviewed published research and competitively awarded grant funding. Individuals with a veterinary medical background are encouraged to apply. Broad collaborative opportunities are available, including the potential to work with clinical veterinarians within the VMBS; members of interdisciplinary faculties in genetics, toxicology, environmental health, reproductive biology, neuroscience, and the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program; the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory; the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases; the Texas A&M Health Science Center including the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health; practicing veterinarians in the community; and members of local, state, and federal government agencies. Additional opportunities exist to establish research collaborations with VMBS faculty members located at the Veterinary Education, Research, &Outreach (VERO) campus in Canyon, Texas (https://vetmed.tamu.edu/vero/) and at expanding the Higher Education Center at McAllen (HECM) (https://mcallen.tamu.edu/), located near the Texas-Mexico border.