ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR IN VETERINARY COMPANION ANIMAL MEDICINE
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
Location: BROOKINGS, South Dakota
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (non-tenure track, clinical), veterinary companion animal (small animal) medicine and/or surgery instructor for the South Dakota State University Professional (DVM) Program in Veterinary Medicine within the Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences, South Dakota State University. This position would also teach some lectures or coordinate other course content in various other courses covering the first 2 years of the veterinary curriculum for 20 students per year, while achieving the same objectives as the first 2 years of the veterinary curriculum at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine.
South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students.
For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on the position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. Learn more about Brookings by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT8OnH5eIgQ&feature=youtu.be.
The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. SDSU is an AA/EO employer.
Sponsorship is not available for the position; must be eligible to work in the United States.
D.V.M. or equivalent degree in Veterinary Science, Biomedical or Life Sciences, Animal or Dairy Science, or related field is required by the start date.
Ability to teach professional, graduate, and/or undergraduate students.
Specific experience in veterinary companion animal (small animal) medicine and/or surgery
Strong written communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills, strong oral communication skills, and organizational capabilities.
Experience in teaching companion animal (small animal) medicine and/or surgery to veterinary students
Board certification and/or advanced degree in companion animal (small animal) medicine and/or surgery.
Specific teaching experience in additional courses specific to the veterinary curriculum for the first 2 years which would include physiology, clinical skills, professional development, critical scientific reading, immunology, preventative medicine, basic pathology, agents of disease, clinical correlations, non-traditional pets, veterinary genetics and genomics, pharmacology, systemic pathology, clinical epidemiology, public health, small animal medicine, surgery; large animal medicine, surgery; diagnostic laboratory, veterinary imaging, avian core or dermatology
Research experience in the One Health field, basic or clinical veterinary sciences, or production animal agriculture, or related area.
Ability to work in a clinical setting with understanding of US veterinary college requirements, along with medicine and surgical skills needed for companion animal (small animal) veterinary clinical practices in North America.
The Department is within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and oversees the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL); which includes various diagnostic sections including Molecular Diagnostics, Food Safety, Virology, Bacteriology, Clinical Pathology, Histopathology and Serology. The ADRDL is a member of the Food Emergency Response Network (FERN), FDA Genome “Trakr” Program, Veterinary Laboratory Investigation Response Network (VetLIRN) and the USDA National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) and works collaboratively with other faculty of other disciplines. South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive higher education institution. As South Dakota’s Morrill Act land-grant university, SDSU had a fall 2018 enrollment of 12,107 students. There are ongoing efforts to bring a greater global perspective to the campus to increase diversity. The work of the university is carried out on a resident campus in Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across the state.From its roots as a land grant university established in B...rookings, South Dakota in 1881, SDSU today is a vibrant, complex Carnegie Research University – High Intensity institution. It competes in Division I Athletics, is a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference and participates in the Summit League for most other sports.