Louisiana State University Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Jul 16, 2019Full time
Head of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine Louisiana State University The Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU-SVM) seeks a distinguished academic leader for the position of Head of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBS). Appointment will be at the level of Full Professor with indefinite tenure. The Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, one of three departments in the SVM, has 23 full-time faculty members with over $4 million in annual direct cost research funding. Department faculty conduct basic and applied research in environmental/inhalation toxicology, lung biology, stem cell biology, structural bone and tissue engineering, cell signaling, neuroscience and oncology. The department offers MS and PhD research degrees in Biomedical and Veterinary Medical Sciences for both DVM and non-DVM graduate students, plus a non-research post-baccalaureate graduate certificate. Graduate courses are offered in disciplines related to the scholarly mission of the Department. Department faculty also are responsible for the early basic science training portion of the professional curriculum in the DVM program: gross anatomy, embryology, cell biology, histology, physiology, pharmacology and toxicology.