Record #: 2842

Veterinary Practice Information:

Manuel F. Chamorro
Practice Name:
Auburn University CVM
1500 Wire Road
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Job Description:

 Coordinator, Animal Health Research & Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Food Animal Disease Research. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program in food animal infectious diseases which contributes to the research mission of the Department of Pathobiology and College of Veterinary Medicine, 2) provide administrative oversight to Animal Health Research labs and farms, which are components of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and 3) support advanced training of veterinarians and graduate students in food animal infectious diseases. Please apply online at Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021 and continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, outline of research plans, letter of intent summarizing career goals and current research activities, and names and contact information including e-mail addresses for three references. Please contact Dr. Chengming Wang ( the Search Committee Chair or myself ( should you have any questions about this position.  
Training Required:
 Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or DVM degree, record of accomplishment in maintenance of an extramurally-funded research program, and record of administrative experience with oversight of research laboratories or programs at the time the appointment begins. Animal Health Research and the College of Veterinary Medicine have established cattle herds and facilities dedicated to the study of cattle viruses in general and bovine viral diarrhea virus and bovine alphaherpesvirus-1 specifically. 
Experience Desired:
 We especially seek candidates with experience in bovine viral diarrhea virus and bovine herpesvirus-1 research. Minimum qualifications also include strengths in didactic classroom and small group instruction, and excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. 
 Starting salary and appointment will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience. 
 Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Species Percentages:

Beef:  100 Dairy:  0  Swine:  0  Small Ruminants:  0 
Equine:  0  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  0 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 SUGG research laboratory fully equipped for performing virological and antibody testing. The North Auburn Beef Unit, the North Auburn BVDV Unit, the Piedmont Research Unit and the Upper Coastal Plain Agricultural Research Center comprise more than 1,000 head of beef cattle to develop industry-and federally­ sponsored bovine viral disease (BVDV, BHV-1, etc.) research activities. Additional facilities within the Department of pathobiology, the College, and University include laboratories equipped to perform research on avian diseases and poultry pathology, molecular virology and bacteriology, molecular diagnostics, food safety, pathogen detection, applied immunology, parasitology, platelet pathophysiology, molecular genetics, oncology, pathogenic mechanisms of infectious diseases, embryo-pathogen interactions, epidemiology, and neuropathology. Diagnostic services include bacteriology and mycology, virology, anatomic and clinical pathology, parasitology, and molecular diagnostics. The department houses the University core lab in flow cytometry-FACS (including MoFlo XPD Flow Cytometer and high speed cell sorter, as well as ACCURI C6 Flow Cytometer Analyzer). Other University core facilities support advanced microscopy and imaging, laser microdissection, multispectral imaging, and in vivo imaging. In addition, through institutional collaboration with the Hudson-Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, a full array of genomic sequencing and functional genomic technologies is available.  
Other Personnel :  SUGG Laboratory counts with another DVM, PHD and several research assistants and technicians that support the laboratory work and farm management.  
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 Advanced research in bovine viral diarrhea virus and bovine herpesvirus 1.  
Practice Area:  The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus in east-central Alabama. Collaborative opportunities are readily available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and across the Auburn University campus as well as at medical colleges at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Emory University. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine, please reference our website at . 

Date job was submitted:    2/18/2021 

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