Faculty Position in Food Animal Production Medicine
Purdue University-Veterinary Clinical Sciences
March 22, 2018
West Lafayette, Indiana
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (12 month) tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Food Animal Production Medicine. PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development. A formal faculty mentoring program is in place.
The successful candidate will actively participate in the discovery, learning and engagement missions of the PVM and VCS department. Important activities include: Discovery: Development of an independent research program, with preference for research that complements and builds on current PVM and Department of Animal Sciences faculty interests and strengths (www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/; https://ag.purdue.edu/ansc/Pages/default.aspx; https://vet.purdue.edu/cpb/ ). Clinical: Providing clinical service to Veterinary Teaching Hospital patients primarily in an ambulatory setting; building strong relationships with cattle clientele and referring veterinarians; teaching and supervising veterinary students, veterinary technician students, and house officers. Learning: Excellent clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Service and Engagement: Participation in committee work, professional organizations, delivery of continuing education, and other appropriate activities.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility in a relevant discipline. Preference will be given to candidates having completed an MS and/or PhD. Successful candidate must be eligible for Indiana licensure and federal accreditation. Candidates should have a sincere interest in developing an independent research program, providing outstanding clinical service, outreach, and teaching. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, house officers and producer clientele. The predominant clinical responsibility will be caring for beef cattle and dairy cattle in an ambulatory setting. Occasional treatment of small ruminants, swine and camelids is required. The successful candidate will participate in primary emergency call; this is currently shared among three food animal ambulatory faculty. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment by the University.
Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references to: Ms. Tressa Bowman, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility in a relevant discipline. Preference will be given to candidates having completed an MS and/or PhD. Successful candidate must be eligible for Indiana licensure and federal accreditation.
About Purdue University-Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.