Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Ames, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure track, faculty appointment in the area of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine.
The successful candidate will join a department with over 50 food animal focused faculty and 150 staff. This position will commit approximately 50-75% effort toward professional practice and outreach, 30-50% towards teaching, and 5-20% towards research. The primary focus for all aspects of the position will be on food animal medicine and surgery. This position will have responsibilities for providing professional medical and surgical services to patients referred to the Food Animal and Camelid Hospital of the Iowa State University Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). On a limited basis, services may also be provided 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 477 (Food Animal Medicine and Surgery) rotation 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. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. 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.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
- DVM or equivalent degree.
- Experience as an internist or surgeon in an academic institution or referral hospital. This may include experience as a resident.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before ?rst date of employment.
- Eligible to receive DEA licensing.
In addition to the requirements above, below are minimum quali?cations at the following ranks:
CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: A minimum of 5 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university.
CLINICAL PROFESSOR: A minimum of 10 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity.
ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship appropriate to each rank at Iowa State University.
- An advanced degree (MS, PhD, or equivalent degree) in large animal clinical sciences or related ?eld.
- Additional years of experience practicing food animal veterinary medicine.
- Additional years of experience in food animal surgery.
- Demonstrated ability to instruct veterinary students.
- Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), with large animal emphasis. Individuals having successfully completed an ACVIM or ACVS residency program, credentials accepted by the ACVIM or ACVS, or are in their third year of internal medicine or surgical residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.
About Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
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.