UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN
VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Full-time, 100% (12 month basis) Clinical-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Veterinary Microbiology
The University of Illinois - College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is seeking a clinically trained Diagnostic Veterinary Microbiologist to enhance services for clinicians and referring veterinarians, and to assist with test development, oversight, and reporting. We also envision this individual would field questions from clients relative to appropriate sample collection and submission as well as interpretation of results. A small amount of time may be devoted to instruction in the DVM curriculum. The University of Illinois’ Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) is accredited in the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, (AAVLD), with ~ 45 faculty and staff. The VDL uses well-equipped laboratories, including a MADLI-TOF Biotyper, micro-broth dilution MIC susceptibility testing, several automated DNA extraction and real-time PCR instruments.
Minimal requirements are the DVM degree or equivalent and/or Ph.D in Microbiology. Diagnostic laboratory experience is also preferred.
The University of Illinois - College of Veterinary Medicine is a leader in teaching, research, public service and engagement. Located in Urbana – Champaign, Illinois, the College performs a pivotal role in basic and translational biological and medical sciences. The University of Illinois’ Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory services are integral in problem solving for today’s veterinarians and discovery for tomorrow’s animal and human health applications.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
PROPOSED STARTING DATE: Upon search close.In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 27, 2017. Please visit http://go.illinois.edu/Vet_Micro to apply. Applications should include a cover letter stating career goals and interests, curriculum vitae and names including contact information for three or more professional references. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Questions should be directed to Dr. Carol Maddox, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2001 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, email@example.com.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO . To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu