Assistant/Associate Professor of Virology

(Ref#: PG192766EP)

North Carolina State University

  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

The mission of the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology is to recruit, train, inspire and graduate Doctors of Veterinary Medicine of exemplary knowledge, skill, and character. In order to maintain the intellectual and professional climate necessary to accomplish this mission, the department’s faculty will advance veterinary medical science through innovative basic and applied research, inspired mentoring of students (undergraduate, professional, residents, and graduate), excellence in clinical and diagnostic services, and innovative extension and engagement activities. North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian-scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems. With the graduation of its first class in 1985, the CVM is one of the younger veterinary programs in the country. Despite its relative youth, the College has gained international recognition on the strength of its teaching, research, engagement, and patient care efforts and is ranked among the top 5 of the nation’s 28 colleges of veterinary medicine in the yearly U.S. News & World Report survey.

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track position (12-month appointment) in the field of Virology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The new faculty member will be expected to establish an independent research program. This position will have the opportunity to expand, complement, and collaborate with all faculty within the Population Health and Pathobiology Department. Other opportunities to collaborate include participation in the NC State Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), located on the veterinary college campus.

It is expected that the individual will explore the pathogenesis and control of viral disease(s) of importance to animal and human health. The individual must have the ability to adapt to the multiplicity of viral diseases and problems that affect animal and human health. The candidate should be willing to implement and expand procedures used in classical and molecular virology to identify and characterize viruses in order to develop appropriate mitigation strategies where possible. Additionally, the candidate will enhance CVM’s virology research program through continual dialogue, interaction and support in One Health medicine. The successful candidate may be involved with the CVM diagnostic services, including but not limited to development and/or implementation of diagnostic tests and surveillance.

PhD or PhD with DVM (or DVM equivalent).

Candidates must have a distinguished record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals and obtain extramural funding.

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary and graduate students.

For additional information or to submit an application, please visit, and reference Questions can also be directed to Casey Theriot, Head of Search Committee, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University, Email: The review process for applications will begin on September 15,2023.

Education Requirement:
PhD or PhD with DVM (or DVM equivalent).
College Veterinary Medicine
Population Health and Pathobiology
College of Veterinary medicine
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh , North Carolina 27607
Casey Theriot,