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Director Position Open for Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
College Station, TX

(Announcement posted February 24, 2015)

TVMDL is accepting applications for a resident director position. Responsibilities include functioning as the leader of TVMDL’s Amarillo laboratory by taking appropriate action on executive management decisions related to the Amarillo laboratory; proactively ensuring the associate agency director is equipped with necessary facts, updates and information related to operations at the Amarillo laboratory; serving as a member of the TVMDL Executive Committee, providing input on agency rules, policies and procedures; and working cooperatively with other agency leadership, ensuring the four laboratory locations function as one unit by promoting communication and interrelationships.

TVMDL is an AAVLD–accredited, state–of–the–art veterinary diagnostic laboratory and a participant in the National Animal Health Laboratory Network. TVMDL is one of the world's largest and busiest veterinary diagnostic laboratories. The TVMDL system consists of four laboratory facilities: two full–service facilities located in College Station and Amarillo and two poultry laboratories in Center and Gonzales. TVMDL receives more than 200,000 requests annually for assistance in diagnosing animal diseases. The caseload for the entire TVMDL is quite diverse, ranging from domestic livestock, companion animal, and poultry cases to exotic hoofstock and zoo animals.

Applications must be accomplished at https://greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=191058.

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


Vetsuisse Faculty position available at the University of Bern, Switzerland

Dekanat der Vetsuisse-Fakultät
Länggassstrasse 120,
CH-3012 Bern

(Announcement posted December 23, 2014)

Professor in Veterinary Bacteriology (Open Rank)
(Director of the Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology)

The Vetsuisse Faculty invites applications for the position of professor and director (head) of the Institute for Veterinary Bacteriology (start August 1st, 2016). Specialization in veterinary bacteriology and/or medical bacteriology is required. Applicants should have earned a PhD and/or a habilitation or provide documentation of equivalent scientific qualifications.

An excellent record of several years’ experience in research with orientation towards veterinary bacteriology is essential. The successful candidate is expected to establish a competitive program of extramurally funded research in the field of veterinary bacteriology. Applicants should have a strong teaching record and be willing to engage in teaching of students and residents in veterinary medicine. If not German-speaking, the candidates are expected to acquire a working knowledge of the German language in due time.

The University of Bern is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages women to apply, application also includes job-sharing opportunity.

For additional information regarding the open position please contact the dean’s office.

Applicants are invited to submit curriculum vitae, copies of exam transcripts or diplomas (habilitation, PhD or equivalents), a structured list of publications (last 6 years) and grants obtained, a cover letter outlining the principal research and teaching interests and finally a statement of professional goals no later than March 15, 2015.

These documents should be submitted (as a single pdf-file) to the:
Dekanat der Vetsuisse-Fakultät
Länggassstrasse 120,
CH-3012 Bern
Email: susanne.portner@vetsuisse.unibe.ch


Position Available for Director of the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Madison WI

Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL)
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

(Announcement posted November 26, 2014)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for the position of Director of the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL). The successful candidate for this position will lead the WVDL, part of the University of Wisconsin System, in current and future endeavors.  Located on the campus of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin-Madison with a branch in Barron, WI, the WVDL is a state-of-the-art laboratory for diagnostic services, research, and development and serves diverse groups ranging from industry, regulatory agencies, and the University of Wisconsin to the local community, animal owners, and veterinarians throughout the US.

The WVDL’s mission is to promote animal and human health by providing high-quality veterinary diagnostic laboratory services and the professional expertise to complement them. The Director is responsible for coordination of diagnostic services among the various laboratory disciplines, personnel management, fiscal oversight, implementation of quality assurance and operating procedures, safety and biohazard procedures, and management of the laboratory information system. Establishing priorities for development of new services or methodologies will be important. The Director will assist state and federal animal regulatory agencies in the control of infectious diseases of livestock, farm-raised fish, and wildlife. It is critical that the successful candidate have strong leadership and administrative skills, including an aptitude for organizational and personnel development, fiscal management, team building, and customer service. The Director must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work with the University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the US Department of Agriculture in a collegial, professional, and productive manner.

To view the complete position vacancy listing please see:


Interested applicants should submit an electronic copy of their cover letter and either a CV (preferable) or resume to lwalters@vc.wisc.edu. To ensure consideration materials must be received by January 15, 2015.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.