Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate - Full Professor – Primary Care
Iowa State University - Ames, IA
Location: Ames, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate to experience
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: R10493
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, clinical-track or tenure-track faculty position in Primary Care. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank.
The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to instruct veterinary students in the art of general small animal practice while providing services to the Ames community and surrounding areas. The Primary Care service works in collaboration with other specialty services to provide exceptional patient care and customer services to our constituents in Iowa, the Midwest, and the nation. This position entails significant time devoted to clinical teaching and veterinary services within the Primary Care Section of the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). Clinical duties may include occasional weekend and/or after-hours obligations. Additional efforts could include didactic and laboratory teaching, academic service, and outreach activities. Collaborative clinical research and publications, developing continuing education opportunities, and developing innovative teaching and/or clinical programs is encouraged. The percentage effort associated with these combined activities will be determined by mutual agreement between the candidate and the Department Chair of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
The successful candidate will collaborate with the other faculty within the Primary Care service to develop student learning objectives in accordance with the service’s goals. Clinical teaching includes instruction and development of student’s veterinary knowledge and technical skills needed to be a successful veterinary practitioner. Clinical proficiency in small animal outpatient surgical techniques (e.g., ovariohysterectomy, orchiectomy, onychectomy, mass removals, etc.) and familiarity or expertise in small animal dentistry are required.
The successful candidate must have a collegial and collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of professional student and technician education. The candidate should be highly self-motivated, innovative, and possess excellent communication skills and experience working with a diverse population of clients and staff. Furthermore, the candidate should demonstrate professional maturity that serves as a role model for students as well as a leadership style that contributes to a positive culture and have a compassionate and empathetic nature towards the clients and patients of the LVMC. Low-stress handling techniques are encouraged in the academic environment of the College of Veterinary Medicine. 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.
DVM or equivalent degree.
A minimum of 3 years small animal primary care experience as a practitioner in a private or academic setting
State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment.
As the nation’s first public veterinary school, Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in its heritage while shaping the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research and service.
Fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to the enhancement of health and well-being of animals and human beings. In order for us to carry out our mission, the college focuses on students within our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program and our various graduate programs in each of our five academic departments – Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, and Veterinary Pathology.
The college also offers combined advanced degree programs for concurrent DVM students including the Masters of Business Administration with Iowa State’s College of Business and the Masters of Public Health with the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health.
On a daily basis we address the health of all animals including livestock, poultry, companion animals, equine, captive and free-ranging w...ildlife, exotic animals, and birds. Researchers in the college have a global impact on not only animal health, but human health and food safety.