Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (12 month) clinical- or tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. State of the art equipment is available on site and includes digital radiography (Eklin DR & Fuji DR, CR), Toshiba Aplio i800 ultrasound, GE Lightspeed VCT 64 slice CT scanner with equine imaging capabilities, fluoroscopy, and a MiE Scintron equine nuclear scintigraphy scanner with various collimators. The MRI Scanner is a 1.5T GE LXi used for small animal and equine patients. The facility also offers on-site Varian Clinac 6 EX radiation therapy with IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy). 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 learning, discovery and engagement activities of the PVM and VCS department. These activities include: Learning: Participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM and veterinary technology curriculum; clinical teaching in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH); participation in the training of house officers. Clinical: Providing clinical service to patients admitted to the VTH (typically 30-50% time commitment for tenure-track faculty, 60-70% time commitment for clinical-track faculty); instructing and supervising veterinary students, veterinary technician students, and house officers; building strong relationships with referring veterinarians. Discovery: All faculty are expected to collaborate on clinical research projects. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop an independent research program. Research that complements the interests and strength of current faculty interests is ideal but can also be tailored to the candidate’s specific background and interests. Faculty also participate in university-wide graduate programs (MS and PhD). Service: Participation in committee work, professional organizations and community service, delivery of continuing education programs, and other appropriate activities.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Candidates should have a sincere interest in providing outstanding clinical service, teaching, and building a collaborative or independent research program. Candidates must also possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and house officers to effectively engage students in clinical and discovery activities. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
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'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.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals including their preference for clinical or tenure track position, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references to: Ms. Tressa Bowman, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the ACVR and ECVDI.
About Purdue 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.