Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Large Animal Surgery
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time, 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Large Animal Surgery.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, and board certification or completion of a residency program registered by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS). The successful candidate will participate in a shared on-call emergency service. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment by the University.
The successful candidate will actively participate in the discovery, learning and engagement missions of the PVM and VCS department. Clinical Service: Providing clinical service to patients of the Purdue Veterinary Hospital with a time commitment of 50-70%, including supervising veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, and house officers; and building strong relationships with referring veterinarians. Back up emergency call is shared with other faculty. Learning: Excellent clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, house officers, and graduate students. There will be an expectation of a small commitment of time (5-10%) to collaborative teaching in elective anatomy courses focusing on clinically applied topics. Discovery: All faculty are expected to collaborate on clinical research projects. Collaborative research opportunities are also available with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, the College of Health and Human Science, the College of Agriculture and Lafayette Center for Medical Education.
Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, and support of the College and Department strategic plans are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and the VCS department has a formal faculty mentoring program.
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, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences 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 a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide the following: a cover letter including professional goals and teaching philosophy, a separate diversity and inclusion statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22614/
About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
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.