Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Animal Preventive Nutrition

Corvallis, Oregon
Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
January 03 2019
Oregon State University #PO2668UF
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Animal Preventive Nutrition. The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine (CCVM) at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR is seeking an outstanding, motivated applicant for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month appointment at the tenure-track faculty assistant professor level. The Department of Biomedical Sciences embraces the University’s commitment to providing an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and the public, and recognizes the enrichment such diversity brings to the campus, the workplace and stakeholder experience.


Primary duties include actively advancing the research mission of the CCVM at Oregon State University and teaching graduate and professional students. Successful candidates will establish a rigorous externally funded research program regarding any aspect of preventive veterinary nutrition. Focus on particular animal species is not required, but comparative approaches in research are preferred.


The individual will be expected to: 1) pursue creative scholarship by obtaining extramural grants, publishing in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or books, 2) training graduate students and postdoctoral associates; 3) participate in elective and/or graduate level courses when requested; and 4) provide occasional consults on relevant clinical cases, if applicable.


Advanced degree (PhD, DVM, MD, DO or combination of these) in animal or human physiological sciences is required as well as record of research and scholarship activities in the area of nutrition with 3-5 years of experience. Board certification in nutrition is a plus.


The primary responsibility of this position is research and discovery relevant to the research mission of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the CCVM. Research programs and services within the College and across the university campus provide many opportunities for collaborations and development of independent lines of scholarship. Signature areas of research at the CCVM include infectious diseases, oncology, cardiology, cognitive aspects of aging, and the interactions of nutrition, metabolism and immunology.


For full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To see more details and apply online see our website:


Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Natalia Shulzhenko, Chair of the Search Committee ( Oregon State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE).


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