Essential Job Functions
- Provide leadership in the delivery of epidemiology content throughout the 4 year curriculum.
- Act as content expert (subject matter expert) for epidemiology in Veterinary Basic & Medical Sciences, along with contributions to Clinical Skills, Veterinary Issues and Molecular and Cellular Biology where appropriate.
- Provide leadership in epidemiology content for case development in the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Curriculum of Veterinary Basic and Medical Sciences.
- Develop and present PBL correlative lectures, exercises and laboratories in epidemiology as determined through curriculum development and the delivery process.
- Participate as a facilitator in the Problem-Based learning (PBL) curriculum.
- Provide leadership for the curricular design and delivery of clinically applied epidemiology throughout third year as well as through course leadership of Population Health and Production.
- Provide oversight of 4th year student education in epidemiology.
- Participate in other teaching duties in years 1 through 4 of the curriculum as assigned
- Develop and/or support a research program, and participate in graduate program development.
- Provide support for and contribute to the Office of Outcome Assessments in its function of assessing and analyzing critical college outcome measures as part of quality control procedures, curricular evaluation, and accreditation.
- Serve as a college resource in research and graduate student training.
- Participate in local, national and/or international continuing education programs.
- Develop and implement programs consistent with the college founding commitments to innovative student self- directed learning, reverence for life, and strategic partnerships and alliances.
- Engage in other duties as assigned.
Ancillary Job Functions
- Participate in college and university committees.
- Represent the college to external persons, committees and agencies, including funding agencies.
- Participate in development of college/ university associated international programs.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the following specific knowledge, skills and abilities, or be able to demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
- Ability to effectively communicate with others.
- Ability to effectively interact with administration, faculty, staff, students and outside contacts.
- Ability to handle tasks professionally with positive, timely outcomes.
- Have organizational skills necessary to prioritize workload and delegate responsibility.
- Have knowledge of educational needs for contemporary veterinarians and veterinary practice.
- Have knowledge and skills in epidemiology.
- EDUCATION: An earned Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree (DVM, VMD or equivalent) and/or MS/PhD in a related field.
- CERTIFICTION: Board certification or board eligibility with the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Candidates with a Master of Public Health or Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine will also be considered.
- EXPERIENCE: Candidates with three or more years of experience preferred. However, the college is seeking an optimal match between individual qualifications and assessed ability to contribute to the College’s mission. All qualified candidates will be considered.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, occasionally sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and frequently use hands to grasp objects. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. There are no specific vision requirements for this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The duties of the Professor of Veterinary Medicine-Epidemiology are normally performed in a typical office, classroom, lecture theater or laboratory setting. The noise level in these settings is usually moderate due to the proximity of business machines and office traffic.