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  Posting Date: August 4, 2021                                  Posting End Date: October 4, 2021

Position: Research Assistant Professor                   Department: Pathobiology/CVM

Status: Full-time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President's commitment to Tuskegee University becoming  "One Tuskegee”,  the ideal Research Assistant Professor will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • For ensuring the laboratory, equipment and other accessories are in good working order.
  • Provide diagnostic service for food Safety and quality assurance using molecular diagnostic tools
  • Participate in the teaching and research activities of the Center
  • Ordering consumables and other supplies needed for the Center.
  • Identifying and reporting malfunctions and/or breakdowns of equipment to physical plant and other pertinent units and following up their repair.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of the Center.
  • Plan and conduct research in food safety and food animal disease and publish research results
  • Managing, reviewing, creating and maintaining relevant Food Quality and safety programs and their practice.
  • Provides Quality Control laboratory results trending information, Inventory management of materials and equipment.
  • Maintains laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustments.
  • Maintains quality results by participating in internal audits; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records.
  • Manages the filing and upkeep of all laboratory documents and records along with monthly reports.
  • Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.


  • DVM or equivalent and a PhD in Pathobiology or Biomedical Sciences
  • Demonstrate experience in molecular diagnostic assays
  • Plan and conduct experimental research with food animals and food safety
  • Assist in writing and publishing research manuscripts
  • Must have good computer skills (Microsoft Office and other software programs)
  • Demonstrated collegiality and working well with others

Commensurate with education, training and experience. Salary is contingent upon outside funding.

Additional Position Information:

  • This position requires working after work hours and weekends.
  • This position is funded through restricted outside funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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