The Ruminant Health Management Group provides diagnosis and treatment of medical, surgical, and production disorders of sheep, goats, cattle, and llamas by way of in-field and in-hospital activities.
The Ruminant Management Group serves farm animal clients in the local area; consultations are made statewide. The Group provides teaching, service and research for NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, veterinary students and the local activities, with respect to ruminant health management.
The Ruminant Management Group consists of faculty and house officers from the Population Health and Pathobiology Department ( PHP ).
House officers receive individual and group training necessary to prepare them to become highly skilled practitioners, specialists, educators or researchers in their chosen field. The group has an innovative approach and works very closely together to best prepare students for entry into the profession of veterinary medicine.
Essential Job Duties
The candidate’s primary responsibilities will focus on clinically based teaching of ruminant medicine and surgery (including small ruminants and camelids) with in-clinic, field service and herd/flock responsibilities. Clinical teaching experience, demonstrated commitment to service and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are desirable attributes for this position. In addition, the candidate will be expected to 1) contribute to in-clinic and field based clinical teaching focusing on primary care of cattle, small ruminants and camelids; 2) share with other faculty in after-hours call and participate in training of interns and residents; 3) interact with the livestock producers, referring veterinarians and allied livestock specialists in the State of North Carolina; and 4) participate in graduate training.
The ideal candidate will also be expected to develop or collaborate in a research program related to ruminant health management. Preference will be given to individuals that have experience in one of the existing research strengths of the group (including bovine welfare, calf health, milk quality and pharmacology).
DVM or equivalent degree
Departmental Required Skills
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Preference will be given to individuals that have experience in one of the existing research strengths of the group (including bovine welfare, calf health, milk quality and pharmacology).
Graduate training (MS/PhD) and demonstration of the candidate’s ability to successfully create or collaborate with an extramurally funded research program are desirable.
Required License or Certification
Eligibility for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of North Carolina.
Eligibility for Federal veterinary accreditation.
Diplomate status or board eligibility in a specialty relevant to ruminant medicine is required (ie, ABVP , ACT , ACVIM ).
Additional Applicant Information
North Carolina State University - 11 months ago
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