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Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Salary: Salary negotiable
Internal Number: jOB id: 353169
The University of Minnesota’s (UMN) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) seeks a highly accomplished researcher/educator/clinician with proven leadership skills to be the next Chair of the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM).
This individual will contribute to leading vital research, teaching, clinical and outreach programs in a veterinary school that is part of UMN Health Sciences on the campus of a major public research and land-grant university. The role offers exceptional potential for transdisciplinaryresearch and curriculum development in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs focused on health and disease challenges. The CVM is committed to advancing the concept of One Health, “the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally and globallyto attain optimal health for animals, people, and the environment.”
With its 59 faculty, 34 staff members, and 48 graduate assistant/fellows/house officers/residents, VPM is one of three departments in the CVM, which also includes Veterinary Clinical Sciences and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. VPM is a premier research department, discoveringnew knowledge about animal, ecosystem and human health and disease; translating and communicating new knowledge into innovative applications to health professionals, animal producers, industry stakeholders, and scientists. VPM faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research excellence in infectious disease, genomics,comparative medicine, raptor conservation, public health, ecosystem health, epidemiology, and food-animal production and medicine. VPM has a long history of success in securing external funding from diverse sources.
VPM faculty educate outstanding veterinary students and train residents through clinical instruction in medicine, surgery, production medicine, pathology, public health and other specialty areas. Faculty mentor a diverse body of graduate students in the Veterinary Medicine, Comparative and Molecular Biosciences and transdisciplinary graduate programs. Facultymembers provide clinical services in the University of Minnesota Leatherdale Equine Center and Large Animal Hospital, as well as diagnostic services through the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and play lead roles in the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety, John Fetrow Dairy Education Center, Swine Disease Eradication Center, Minnesota Center for PrionResearch and Outreach, West Metro Equine Practice, and The Raptor Center. Our faculty consult with producers, government and tribal agencies and veterinarians in the community and provide continuing education and extension programs for veterinarians and stakeholders.
Reporting to CVM’s dean, the Chair will provide academic and administrative leadership for VPM, including faculty and curriculum development, research, budget management and allocation of resources. In collaboration with the faculty, the Chair will foster excellence in research, teaching, clinical services, and outreach for the advancement of animal and human health. The Chair will establish interdepartmental and intercollegiate relationships to generate new opportunities.
While no candidate may embody all, the following are the qualifications, experience, skills, and qualities of the ideal candidate: