Job Book for MICHIGAN 

Date Posted:February 10, 2014
Contact Person:Dr. Ray Geor
Practice Name:College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University
Phone:(517)355-9593
E-Mail:geor@cvm.msu.edu
Practice Type:University
Job Type:Faculty
Position announcement: Director, Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health The Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (DCPAH), College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications from outstanding individuals for the position of Director. The DCPAH is a premier, state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic laboratory, accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), occupying a modern 152,000 square foot facility at Michigan State University and providing a comprehensive array of diagnostic services (including anatomic and clinical pathology, endocrinology, nutrition, toxicology, virology, microbiology and immunodiagnostics). The diagnostic laboratory is operated by 130 faculty and staff and processes more than 175,000 case submissions annually. The laboratory offers a comprehensive catalog of tests with more than 750 diagnostic services designed to provide assistance to veterinarians, animal owners, and public officials and organizations in identifying, tracking and addressing animal and public health concerns. The Director is expected to uphold and facilitate the DCPAH mission and vision, including promotion of the standards of excellence within laboratory sections and adherence to AAVLD quality principles. Applicants should possess excellent leadership, administrative, management and entrepreneurial skills, in keeping with the DCPAH commitment to excellence in diagnostic service, research and teaching. Exceptional communication skills are required as the successful candidate will interact closely with faculty, staff, students, customers, the general public, and the media as well as with colleagues in the College of Veterinary Medicine and University administration. The successful candidate must be committed to working with diverse staff, student and community populations. In addition, the successful candidate will represent the DCPAH in interactions with state agencies such as the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Michigan Department of Natural Resources (which are housed within the DCPAH complex), and Michigan Department of Community Health; animal industry groups and agricultural organizations; and other agencies including the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The Director is expected to be actively engaged with national and state associations such as the AAVLD, the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA). The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and serves on the Deanís Cabinet. Candidates must have a DVM (or equivalent veterinary medical degree) with a minimum of two years of experience in diagnostic laboratory medicine and a broad knowledge of laboratory disciplines. A PhD and/or board certification in a laboratory-related specialty are desirable, as is a distinguished record in research, teaching, diagnostic medicine and/or outreach. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for full or limited (academic institution) licensure in the state of Michigan. Appointment and salary: The position is a full time appointment in the fixed term appointment system. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Instructions: The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are asked to submit a package including: (1) a statement of interest highlighting specific strengths related to this position, including previous diagnostic laboratory and administrative experience and accomplishments, as well as a commitment to diversity; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax numbers) of 4 individuals acting as references to https://jobs.msu.edu, referencing posting number 8950. Qualified applicants wishing more information are invited and encouraged to contact Dr. Ray Geor, Search Committee Chair [phone 517-355-9593; e-mail: geor@cvm.msu.edu). More information on the DCPAH also can be found at: www.dcpah.msu.edu. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Date Posted:December 3, 2013
Contact Person:Dr. John M. Kruger
Practice Name:College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University
Phone:(517)355-6568
E-Mail:kruger@cvm.msu.edu
Practice Type:University
Job Type:Faculty
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for two Health Programs Faculty Appointment System (HP) positions in medical oncology. HP appointments are unique to MSU College of Human, Osteopathic, Veterinary Medicine, and Nursing and were created to enhance programs in clinical education, patient care services, and clinical research. HP faculty appointed in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences devote at least 50% effort to clinical practice and instruction in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and up to 30% effort to research and other scholarly activities. The position is a multi-year renewable appointment available at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank depending on the qualifications and experience. A complete description of the Michigan State University HP system is available at http://www.hr.msu.edu/documents/facacadhandbooks/healthproghandbook/. The MSU oncology clinic is a state-of-the-art facility that was opened in 2005 as part of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The hospital provides comprehensive treatment of veterinary oncology patients and is staffed by board certified specialist in anesthesiology, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, diagnostic imagine and interventional radiology, emergency medicine/critical care, neurology, medical and radiation oncology, soft-tissues and orthopaedic surgery, and zoo and wildlife medicine. It is fully equipped with a Varian 2100C linear accelerator, chemotherapy pharmacy, chemotherapy administration suite, individual species' ward facilities, radioisotope therapy suites for dogs and cats, video-microscopy suite, ultrasound unit, examination rooms, round room, and individual office space. In addition, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital offers a complete array of imaging and interventional modalities including 3-D ultrasonography, fluoroscopy, a 16-slice helical CT scanner, a 70 cm bore 1.5 Tesla onsite MRI, and access to PET CT. Additional support services include a physical rehabilitation center, a veterinary social work program, and a mobile hospice service. The oncology clinic is supported by the MSU Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (DCPAH) which is one of the largest full service veterinary diagnostic laboratories in the world. The DCPAH contributes to the clinical and research missions of the oncology section through services provided by the clinical and anatomical pathology units, and the veterinary molecular pathology laboratory. Michigan State University has outstanding college-based and university-wide basic and translational research programs that provide ample opportunity for collaborative research with faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine, and with those of the two human medical schools on campus. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist close by at the University of Michigan, the Van Andel Research Institute, and other human oncology centers. Research and teaching activities are directly supported by the Department through a dedicated research and teaching technical support staff. Intramural funding for research projects is excellent and available through a competitive research grant program in the College of Veterinary Medicine. A department-based formal mentoring program is available to assist junior faculty in their professional development. Michigan State University, the pioneer land-grant school, is one of the top research universities in the world where veterinary science has been taught since its 1855 founding. East Lansing's collegiate atmosphere is complemented by low cost of living with convenient access to large cultural centers such as Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Detroit, and Chicago. East Lansing and surrounding communities provide excellent public school systems. In addition, Michigan, the Great Lake State, with its numerous inland lakes and rivers, state and national parks, national lakeshores, world-class golf courses, and ample snowfall offers a broad variety of seasonal outdoor recreational activities. Visit the Pure Michigan website www.puremichigan.org for more details. Applicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Michigan (limited academic licensure is available. The appointment requires board certification, or eligibility for certification, by the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, sub-specialty Oncology. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff. Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all the candidates are asked to submit a package including: (1) letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of their diplomas, and (4) full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax numbers) of 4 individuals acting as references to https://jobs.msu.edu referencing posting number 7270. Interested individuals wishing for more information are invited and encouraged to contact Dr. John M. Kruger, Search Committee Chair, by phone 571-355-6568 or email kruger@cvm.msu.edu. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Application Deadline is: February 15, 2014 or until filled