Clinical or Tenure-track Faculty - Food Animal Surgery
Iowa State University
August 22, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Bovine, Ovine/Caprine, Camelid
DVM or equivalent
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, IA, is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure track, faculty appointment in the area of Food Animal Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (posting 800145).
The successful candidate will join a department with over 50 food animal focused faculty and 130 staff. This position will commit approximately 50-60% effort toward professional practice and outreach, 30-40% towards teaching, and 10-15% towards research. The primary focus for all aspects of the position will be on food animal surgery.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities for providing professional surgical and medical services to patients referred to the Food Animal and Camelid Hospital of the Iowa State University Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC), to patients on privately owned farms serviced by the ISU Veterinary Field Services unit, and to patients on university farms. Teaching responsibilities include providing clinical instruction to fourth year veterinary students in the VDPAM 476 (Ambulatory Field Services) and VDPAM 477 (Food Animal Medicine and Surgery) rotations while delivering clinical services to clients. The candidate will be expected to provide selected lectures on food animal medicine and surgery in other courses in the professional curriculum. The position will include scholarship of teaching and learning of clinical skills and techniques and advancing best practices in food animal medicine and surgery.
The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees. The candidate will demonstrate commitment to delivering exceptional patient care, dedication to all levels of education, and contribute to the national prominence of the LVMC.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
Required Education and Experience
-DVM or equivalent degree. -1 year of clinical experience in a food animal veterinary practice -Experience as a surgeon in an academic institution or referral hospital
In addition to the above, for CLINICALASSOCIATEPROFESSOR: A minimum of 5 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university. CLINICALPROFESSOR: A minimum of 10 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university. ASSISTANTPROFESSOR: Evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity. ASSOCIATE OR FULLPROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship appropriate to each rank at Iowa State University
Preferred Education and Experience
-An advanced degree (MS, PhD, or equivalent degree) in clinical sciences or related field. -Additional years of experience practicing food animal veterinary medicine. -Additional years of experience in food animal surgery. -Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) residency program. Individuals having credentials accepted by the ACVS or that are in their third year of surgical residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered. -Demonstrated ability to instruct veterinary students.
(1) State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment. (2) Eligible to receive DEA licensing. (3) Must have and maintain a valid U.S. state driver’s license and the ability to be authorized to drive University vehicles.
Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or European College of Veterinary Surgeons, with large animal emphasis.
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.