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University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY, United States (on-site)
9 days ago
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University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming, United States (on-site)
9 days ago



The department of Veterinary Sciences seeks nominations and applications from outstanding scientists for the Wyoming Excellence Chair in Brucellosis.   This is a 9-month, tenured faculty position in the area of intracellular bacteria biology, treatment, control or prevention.  Appointments will be made at the rank of associate or full professor. This position includes technical support for scholarly activities as well as eligibility to access a substantial pool of intramural funds dedicated to Brucella research. 

The department seeks a broadly interactive colleague to serve a central role in strengthening the department’s research efforts in intracellular bacteria.  The incumbent is expected to continue to pursue an ambitious, extramurally funded research program related to biology, control, treatment or vaccine development in Brucella species of importance to domestic and wild animals as well as teach at the undergraduate or graduate levels.  Ideal candidates will have established a distinguished track record of scholarship and training students in the general subject area.  This position is funded by the Excellence in Higher Education Endowment that was established in 2006 to advance teaching and scholarship in areas of distinction defined in the university’s strategic plan.  The Wyoming Excellence Chairs are filled by highly distinguish faculty working in areas of education, law, health sciences, economics, agriculture, life sciences, natural resources and earth and energy sciences.     

Departmental faculty expertise is centered on infectious diseases of livestock and wildlife. The department has expansive animal facilities including a newly commissioned, Tier 1 certified BSL-3 containment facility with small animal housing.  Large animal housing facilities are available on a BSL-2 level. The Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, an AAVLD accredited laboratory, is also housed within the department.

The university has multiple core facilities available to support research including two advanced microscopy facilities and the UW Advanced Research Computing Center ( that provides access to world-class computational resources.


  • Doctoral degree in applicable field
  • A well-established record of research and scholarship in the area of intracellular bacteria biology, control, treatment or prevention commensurate with the rank of advanced associate or full professor
  •  Demonstrated ability to consistently secure extramural funding
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and alumni, as well as an excellent record of teaching at the undergraduate or graduate levels.


  • A well-established record of research and scholarship in the area of Brucella species  biology, control, treatment or prevention
  • A strong record of graduate student mentoring and training
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively to build productive research teams capable of solving complex problems.
  • Experience working in biosafety level 3 and ability to obtain clearance for federal select agent program.

The position provides a nationally competitive salary, startup package, and excellent benefit package including an employer retirement contribution of 14.94% of gross salary and a generous health insurance stipend (  

To apply visit:

  • Job Identification: 223600

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Brett Webb at or 307-766-9971.

Review of application will begin on Feb 8th and continue as applications are received until the position is filed.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67402432
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Laramie, Wyoming, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Wyoming
  • Position Title: Wyoming Excellence Chair in Brucellosis
  • Industry: College/University
  • Job Function: Professor
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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