The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology within the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has established a multidisciplinary flagship program in Global Health in recognition of the critical role played by veterinary medicine in addressing global challenges related to food security, zoonotic diseases, student education, animal welfare, sustainability, and public health. This role is an integral part of our Global Health program.
The successful candidate will be responsible for a significant portion of global health education through core teaching in public and global health teaching and facilitation of service-learning and research opportunities for veterinary students abroad. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic teaching to veterinary students as well as active involvement in the college's curriculum and course evaluation and development. Candidates with expertise in the study of animals and/or the impacts of animals on community livelihoods, infectious disease at the human-animal interface, and/or food security in developing countries are encouraged to apply.
Candidates are expected to have experience interacting with communities to collect, analyze, and communicate data obtained through observation, questionnaires, and/or sample collection. The successful candidate is expected to secure extramural funds working as part of collaborative teams studying food-borne zoonotic pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, transboundary diseases, and other issues related to the interface between domestic animals and public health. Domestic and international (overseas) travel for research, extension, and educational purposes is expected.
Strong communication, presentation and writing skills are expected. DVM (or equivalent degree) or relevant PhD required. Applicants with DrPH/DPH or DVM with MPH degrees are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will coordinate the CVM Certificate in Global Health and student travel internationally for research and service-learning experiences and provide opportunities and support for faculty to participate as mentors in the Certificate program in order to build capacity and expand the diversity of opportunities. Additionally, the chosen incumbent will provide didactic training to DVM and graduate students and students involved in summer research/experiential opportunities.
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